Big Picture: Saturn and vicinity

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The Big Picture lovingly curated a magnificent selection of Saturn images snapped by the Cassini probe. Above, Saturn's moon Enceladus "continues to spew ice into space, seen by Cassini on October 14, 2009." For even more dazzling images and the backstory of Cassini's extended mission, check out Maggie Koerth-Baker's Boing Boing megafeature from March, "Cassini: Trip Reset."