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Cassini Captures Breathtaking Picture Of Enceladus and Tethys Above Saturn

16/12/2015 12:34 GMT | Updated 16/12/2015 12:59 GMT

Cassini has captured this absolutely perfect picture of Saturn's moons Enceladus and Tethys almost flawlessly lined up above Saturn.

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As the hype for Star Wars: The Force Awakens reaches fever pitch it can sometimes be easy to forget that we are, right now, living in our own space odyssey.

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Thankfully what this image does is convey that what you're looking at isn't just some piece of CGI'd artwork drawn up for people to set as phone wallpaper.

This is a real picture, taken above an orbiting world that's within our own solar system, which when you think about it is actually pretty incredible.

Cassini has been a pretty amazing source of imagery over the years, passing by each of Saturn's moons as it captures both the gas giant, its rings and even the Earth looking back.