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Titan's surface as seen by HST

Titan's surface as seen by HST

Date: 07 November 1994
Satellite: Hubble
Depicts: Titan
Copyright: UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory; STScI

Scientists for the first time have made images of the surface of Saturn's giant, haze-shrouded moon, Titan. They mapped light and dark features over the surface of the satellite during nearly a complete 16-day rotation. One prominent bright area they discovered is a surface feature 2,500 miles across, about the size of the continent of Australia.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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