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titan clouds
2014-10-24 13:33:49

Scientists have unexpectedly identified a high-altitude methane ice cloud floating above the north pole of Saturn’s moon Titan – a cloud that is similar to the exotic clouds found far above Earth’s poles.

Titan subsurface reservoirs
2014-09-03 07:03:10

A recent study led by Olivier Mousis at the Université de Franche-Comté probed the hydrological cycle of Titan by examining how Titan's methane rainfall would interact with icy materials within underground reservoirs.

saturn and titan
2014-06-14 03:30:45

NASA scientists have created a new recipe that captures key flavors of the brownish-orange atmosphere around Saturn’s largest moon, Titan.

Cassini Mission Tracks Vanishing Methane On Saturn's Moon Titan
2013-04-16 07:20:00

A model developed by mission leaders at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory suggests the supply of methane lakes will soon come to end.

Smog Detected At Northern Hemisphere Of Saturn Moon Titan
2013-02-05 08:33:50

An international group of scientists used data from NASA's Cassini mission to describe, in unparalleled detail, how aerosols in the highest part of the atmosphere are kick-started on Saturn's moon Titan.

New Cassini Images Indicate Floating Ice On Titan
2013-01-09 09:16:27

Scientists at NASA's Cassini mission revealed today that blocks of hydrocarbon ice might cover the surface of existing lakes and seas of liquid hydrocarbon on Saturn's moon Titan.

Cassini Data Indicates Saturn’s Moon Titan Is Icier Than Thought
2012-12-04 08:44:39

Scientists have long been intrigued by Titan because of the similarities it shares with Earth. Much like our planet, Titan has a seemingly layered structure, loosely similar to that of an onion.

Saturn Moon Titan Is Baking Up Something Strange
2012-10-17 09:16:39

What resembles a giant hot cross bun? According to radar images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, a mysterious, nearly circular feature on Saturn's moon Titan does.

Analysis Indicates Huygens Probe Had Rough Landing On Saturn’s Moon Titan In 2005
2012-10-12 08:28:31

The European Space Agency’s Huygens Probe, which landed on Saturn’s largest moon Titan in 2005, had a bit of a shaky landing in the final seconds of its Titanian descent.

Cassini Takes Spectacular Images Of Saturn And Moon Titan
2012-08-30 09:23:11

As NASA’s Cassini spacecraft continues its long-term visit of the sixth planet from the sun, it is continuing to surprise scientists with stunning images of the Saturnian environment.


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Saturn's Moon Titan
2004-10-19 04:45:41

Saturn's moon Titan -- Titan is the planet Saturn's largest moon. It is larger than either of the planets Mercury or Pluto and is the second-largest moon in the solar system after Ganymede (it was originally thought to be slightly larger than Ganymede, but recent observations have shown that its thick atmosphere caused overestimation of its diameter). Titan was discovered on March 25, 1655 by the Dutch astronomer Christian Huygens, making it one of the first non-terrestrial moons to be...

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