PIA01532: Titan's Cloud Systems
 Target Name:  Titan
 Is a satellite of:  Saturn
 Mission:  Voyager
 Spacecraft:  Voyager 2
 Product Size:  1296 x 960 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Producer ID:  P24067
 Addition Date:  1999-05-08
 Primary Data Set:  Voyager EDRs
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA01532.tif (1.339 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA01532.jpg (38.87 kB)

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This Voyager 2 photograph of Titan, taken Aug. 23, 1981 from a range of 2.3 million kilometers (1.4 million miles), shows some detail in the cloud systems on this Saturnian moon. The southern hemisphere appears lighter in contrast, a well-defined band is seen near the equator, and a dark collar is evident at the north pole. All these bands are associated with cloud circulation in Titan's atmosphere. The extended haze, composed of submicron-size particles, is seen clearly around the satellite's limb. This image was composed from blue, green and violet frames.

JPL manages the Voyager project for NASA's Office of Space Science.

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