Thermally anomalous features in the subsurface of Enceladus’s south polar terrain

  title={Thermally anomalous features in the subsurface of Enceladus’s south polar terrain},
  author={A. L. Gall and C. Leyrat and M. Janssen and G. Choblet and G. Tobie and O. Bourgeois and A. Lucas and C. Sotin and C. Howett and R. Kirk and R. Lorenz and R. West and A. Stolzenbach and M. Masse and A. Hayes and L. Bonnefoy and G. Veyssi{\`e}re and F. Paganelli},
  journal={Nature Astronomy},
Saturn’s moon Enceladus is an active world. In 2005, the Cassini spacecraft witnessed for the first time water-rich jets venting from four anomalously warm fractures (called sulci) near its south pole (1,2). Since then, several observations have provided evidence that the source of the material ejected from Enceladus is a large underground ocean, the depth of which is still debated (3,​4,​5,​6). Here, we report on the first and only opportunity that Cassini’s RADAR instrument (7,8) had to… Expand

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