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Dec 09

Lake Asymmetry on Titan Explained

Source: NASA/JPL

The lakes in Titan, the biggest of Saturn's moons are mostly composed of methane. Data taken by the Cassini mission has shown that there are more of these methane lakes concentrated in the northern hemisphere of Saturn's moon than in the southern hemisphere. A recent analysis of the Cassini findings by a team at Caltech has shown that the cause of this asymmetry of lakes is due to the orbit of Saturn.(read more...)

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