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- adj. Of or relating to Enceladus
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It is highly soluble: "so any Enceladan water that has prolonged contact with the moon's silicate core should be rich in sodium salts, like Earth's oceans," he noted in a commentary for Nature.
The finding, however, doesn't exclude the possibility of an Enceladan ocean.
I imagine the plowed streets being the Enceladan sulci and we're bundled-up explorers watching out for a surprise geyser that might blow us off into space.
Stellar occultation reveals that the Enceladan atmosphere is local to the south pole, not global.