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Titan and Lunar Surface Compared

Titan and Lunar Surface Compared


Date: 05 May 2006
Satellite: Huygens
Depicts: Ground view of Titan and picture of Lunar surface
Copyright: ESA/NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

This image shows on the left a composite view from images taken by the Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer (DISR) after the landing of the Huygens probe on Titan's surface on 14 January 2005.  On the right is a similarly scaled picture taken on the Moon's surface. Objects near the centre of the picture are roughly the size of a man's foot. Objects at the horizon are a fraction of a man's height.

The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project between NASA, ESA and Italy's ASI space agency.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
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