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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
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
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, ...
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...
Keywords: active galactic nucleus, jets, black hole, nebula
Space Travel Poster – Titan
This illustration is one of a series that I have been working on, borrowing heavily from the art-deco-style travel posters from the middle of the twentieth century. Titan is the largest moon of Saturn, and the only known natural ...
Keywords: Titan, space travel poster, landscape, planet, satellite, ring, Saturn
This artwork shows Uranus, the second smallest but least massive gas giant, as seen from space. Uranus is a fluid world of hydrogen and helium, its blue-green hue attributed to methane in its atmosphere. It is a lot like Neptune.
Keywords: planet, gas giant, ice giant, Uranus, ring