Jun 12

Titan's blue and orange edge

Source: Cassini Solstice Mission

The atmosphere of Titan.
Image credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

On June 7 Cassini made flyby to Titan at a distance of 959 km and imaged portions of the moon’s northwest quadrant with its radar instrument and continued investigations of areas near the equator where surface changes were detected in 2010. It also made some raw images images where the atmosphere can be seen like the image above taken in September 2011. (learn more)


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