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Huygens on the Surface of Titan
This image imagines the Huygens probe on the surface of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. The probe, which landed on the satellite in January 2005, is shown as it might appear now, having weathered Titan's icy, hydrocarbon-rich climate for several years....
Keywords: Huygens, probe, Cassini, Titan, satellite, Saturn, methane, rain, hydrocarbon
The Quiet Sea
This is an impression of the Huygens probe, which touched down on Titan on 14 January 2005. Saturn is shown nearly full (as it appeared when the probe got there) but with a substantial shadow of the ring system on it cast by the Sun. A bit of artisti...
Keywords: Saturn, Cassini, Huygens, satellite, landscape, Titan, probe, spacecraft
Beneath Titan's Veil
Titan is the subject of the Huygens probe, which reached this Saturnian moon on 14 January 2005. In this image, made before the encounter, I assumed a landscape sopping with murky, frigid, liquid hydrocarbon seas, while similar substances rain from t...
Keywords: planet, gas giant, Saturn, Titan, hydrocarbon, methane, rain, landscape
Flight Over Titan's Lakes
This computer animation gives us a glimpse of one of the Solar System's largest natural satellites - Titan, the biggest moon of Saturn. Titan, which is 50% bigger than our own Moon, was the subject of the Huygens probe in 2005, g...
Keywords: Titan, Saturn, landscape, planet, animation, spacecraft
Titan, which is 50% bigger than our own Moon, was the subject of the Huygens probe in 2004, glimpsed at the end of this clip. It is the only known moon with a substantial atmosphere (of molecular nitrogen, as on Earth), but it is far, far colder than...
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