Bahgdad on Enceladus

Looking across the geyser basin of the moon Enceladus along the fractures responsible for some of the water vapor and ices spewed into space.  Images: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

Looking across the geyser basin of the moon Enceladus along the fractures responsible for some of the water vapor and ices spewed into space. Images: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

Possibly the best image ever of the Saturn moon Enceladus, well in my opinion. Be sure to click the image above for a larger version. This image looks towards the Baghdad and Damascus area of the moon. Here’s an annotated version.

From the Cassini website:

Scientists using mission data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus. Their analysis suggests it is possible for liquid water to reach from the moon’s underground sea all the way to its surface.

Cassini Spacecraft Reveals 101 Geysers and More on Icy Saturn Moon