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Saturn From Enceladus by Regulus36 Saturn From Enceladus by Regulus36
This is a collaboration between myself and the very talented Fahad Sulehria of Nova Celestia [link] It was actually completed a while ago, but for reasons I won't bore you with, it took a long time to be ready to post :D

This image shows the cryovolcanism near the South Pole of Enceladus, the 6th largest moon of Saturn, and one of the few moons on which active eruptions of any kind have been witnessed. Enceladus is one of the best possibilities for life in our Solar System, based on the presence of salt water ice, which commonly only occurs in large bodies of water; it is thought that it may harbor a large underground ocean, possibly similar to Europa. Enceladus is also believed to contribute material to Saturn's E-ring by blasting water ice and debris from fractures where the crust is thinner. These fractures are significantly warmer than their surroundings on the South Pole, and they occur in roughly parallel lines, leading to their nickname, "Tiger Stripes'

Wikipedia has a wonderful page with a lot of info on Enceladus and the cryovolcanism [link]
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alwahdany Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2011
vier vier vier nice I like this design
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Regulus36 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Professional General Artist
Thank you :)
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Jburns272 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very nice :)
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Regulus36 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2011  Professional General Artist
Thanks man!
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AZNcelly Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2011  Student Interface Designer
Wonderful. I do love the geiser effects. Great job!
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Regulus36 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2011  Professional General Artist
Thank you! :)
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AZNcelly Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2011  Student Interface Designer
No prob. :)
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IsthmusLine Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2011
Great job on those vents!
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Regulus36 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2011  Professional General Artist
Thanks!
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Smattila Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2011   General Artist
Awesome work!
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