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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-07-29 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This synthetic-aperture radar image was obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its T-120 pass over Titan's southern latitudes on June 7, 2016.
PIA20709:
Ridge of Jagged Peaks on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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Varied Terrain
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Varied Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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The geologic diversity of Titan's surface is well illustrated by this synthetic aperture radar image, obtained on Oct. 28, 2005, during NASA's Cassini spacecraft's ninth Titan fly-by and fourth radar pass.
PIA03568:
Diverse Geology
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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Large areas of this Cassini synthetic aperture radar image of Titan from NASA's Cassini spacecraft are covered by long, dark ridges.
PIA03567:
Dunes Galore
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This synthetic aperture radar image of Titan was taken on Oct. 28, 2005, as NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew by at a distance of 1,350 kilometers (840 miles).
PIA03566:
Tectonic Features
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This map of Saturn's moon Titan shows the location mapped with NASA's Cassini radar mapper using its synthetic aperture radar imaging mode during the Oct. 28, 2005, flyby.
PIA03570:
Radar Swath of Oct. 28, 2005, Titan Flyby
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-30 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Huygens Descent Sequence (Artist's Concept)
PIA06434:
Huygens Descent Sequence (Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-02-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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Presented here are side-by-side comparisons of a traditional Cassini Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) view, at left, and one made using a new technique for handling electronic noise that results in clearer views of Titan's surface, at right.
PIA19054:
Leilah Fluctus Despeckled
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-09-25 Titan Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Titan's Brighter Southern Hemisphere
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Titan's Brighter Southern Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-02-23 Titan Voyager
VG ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Voyager 2 obtained this wide-angle image of the night side of Titan on Aug. 25, 1979. This is a view of Titan's extended atmosphere. the bright orangish ring being caused by the atmosphere's scattering of the incident sunlight.
PIA01393:
Night Side of Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-08 Titan Voyager
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Titan's Cloud Systems
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Titan's Cloud Systems
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-08 Titan Voyager
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Titan Haze
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Titan Haze
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-03-16 Titan Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Titan's Thick Haze Layer
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Titan's Thick Haze Layer
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-25 Titan Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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Titan
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Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-10 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Titan's featureless atmosphere as seen in visible light glares back at the viewer, challenging NASA's Cassini and its piggybacked Huygens probe to expose the moon's many secrets.
PIA05404:
Titan's Murky Skies
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Cassini's finely-tuned vision reveals hazes high in the skies over Titan in this narrow angle camera image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on May 22, 2004.
PIA05407:
Two-Tone Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-25 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has beamed back a new, more detailed image of smog-enshrouded Titan.
PIA06071:
Through the Haze
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-29 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft piercing vision reveals a never-before-seen level of detail on Titan's surface as the moon executes nearly one complete rotation under the spacecraft's watchful gaze.
PIA06080:
As Titan Turns Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-02 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Despite the views of the surface of Saturn's Titan moon provided by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, the moon remains inscrutable to the human eye.
PIA06081:
Titan in Natural Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-02 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Sixteen Cassini narrow angle camera images were used to produce the surface map shown here. The images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft vary in scale from 88 to 35 kilometers (52 to 21 miles) per pixel.
PIA06086:
Mapping Titan's Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Shown here is a mosaic of Titan's south polar region acquired as NASA's Cassini spacecraft passed by at a range of 339,000 kilometers (210,600 miles) on July 2.
PIA06109:
Titan's Mottled Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This sequence of images illustrates the evolution of a field of clouds near Titan's south pole over a period of almost five hours. The images were acquired on July 2, 2004, by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06110:
Titan's South Polar Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, acquired at a range of 344,000 kilometers (213,700 miles), shows details at Titan's surface never seen before.
PIA06111:
Closing in on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Shown here is a blowup of a region of Titan imaged on July 2, 2004. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft was taken at a distance of 339,000 kilometers (210,600 miles) and shows brightness variations on the surface of Titan.
PIA06112:
Titan Close-up
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A day after entering orbit around Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft sped silently past Titan, imaging the moon's south polar region.
PIA06087:
Receding Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-28 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Following its first flyby of Titan, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazed back at the smog-enshrouded moon's receding crescent.
PIA06089:
Hazy All Over
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-29 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Encircled in purple stratospheric haze, Titan appears as a softly glowing sphere in this colorized image taken one day after NASA's Cassini spacecraft first flyby of the moon on July 2, 2004.
PIA06090:
Purple Haze
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-25 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This map of Titan's surface, generated from images taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft approach to Saturn, illustrates the imaging coverage planned during Cassini's first very close Titan flyby on Oct. 26, 2004.
PIA06116:
Zooming In On Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-26 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals Titan's bright 'continent-sized' terrain known as Xanadu.
PIA06107:
Eyes on Xanadu
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-26 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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High-altitude haze and perhaps cloud layers are visible in this imaging science subsystem image acquired on Oct. 24, 2004, as NASA's Cassini spacecraft neared its first close encounter with Titan.
PIA06120:
High in the Titan Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-26 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft finely tuned vision reveals seasonal differences in the global haze that envelopes Titan in this narrow angle camera image taken on Oct. 24, 2004.
PIA06121:
Seasonal Differences
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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A global detached haze layer and discrete cloud-like features high above Titan's northern terminator (day-night transition) are visible in this image acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06122:
High Haze in Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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A global detached haze layer and discrete cloud-like features high above Titan's northern terminator (day-night transition) are visible in this close-up image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06123:
High Haze in Color (Close-up)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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These three pictures were created from a sequence of images acquired by NASA's Cassini's imaging science subsystem on Oct. 25, 2004, 38 hours before its closest approach to Titan.
PIA06125:
Revealing Titan's Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
Imaging Science Subsystem
Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph
Visual and Infrared Spectrometer
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This computer animation shows the planned observations by NASA's Cassini spacecraft spanning roughly a two-day period surrounding its first very close approach to Titan.
PIA06119:
Titan Flyby Animation Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This animated gif of the south polar region of Titan was acquired over an 11.5-hour period on Oct. 23, 2004, as NASA's Cassini spacecraft approached its first close encounter with Saturn's smoggy moon.
PIA06124:
South Polar Cloud Animation Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This image shows Titan in ultraviolet and infrared wavelengths. It was taken by NASA's Cassini imaging science subsystem on Oct. 26, 2004, and is constructed from four images acquired through different color filters.
PIA06139:
Titan in False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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Shown here are two images of the expected landing site of NASA's Cassini's Huygen's probe (latitude 10.6 S, longitude 191 W).
PIA06136:
Huygen's Landing Site
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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These images, taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft first close flyby of Titan, show details never before seen on Titan's mysterious surface.
PIA06138:
Titan Close-Ups
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This movie is a condensed version of NASA's Cassini spacecraft 44-hour approach to Titan. During the movie, the planet rotates about 40 degrees and the spacecraft's distance to the moon ranges from 1,800,000 to 700,000 kilometers.
PIA06137:
Close Encounter of a First Kind Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-23 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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A mosaic of nine processed images recently acquired during NASA's Cassini spacecraft first very close flyby of Saturn's moon Titan on Oct. 26, 2004, constitutes the most detailed full-disc view of the mysterious moon.
PIA06141:
Hovering Over Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-13 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
Imaging Science Subsystem
Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This computer animation shows the observations to be taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its second close approach to Titan on Monday, Dec. 13, 2004.
PIA06147:
Titan 'TB' Flyby Animation Animation Icon
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This map of Titan's surface illustrates the regions that will be imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during the spacecraft's second close flyby of Titan on Dec. 13, 2004.
PIA06148:
Encountering Titan Again
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image was taken on Dec. 11, 2004 by NASA's Cassini spacecraft as it approached Titan for its second close encounter with this intriguing moon.
PIA06151:
Second Titan Targeted Flyby #1
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft was taken during Cassini's very close approach to Titan on Dec. 13, 2004. The view shows pronounced banding in the Titan atmosphere.
PIA06152:
Second Titan Targeted Flyby #2
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft was taken during Cassini's very close approach to Titan on Dec. 13, 2004. Bright streaks of cloud in Titan's southern hemisphere are visible.
PIA06153:
Second Titan Targeted Flyby #3
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Titan presented this face as NASA's Cassini spacecraft approached for its second very close flyby of the mystery moon in December 2004.
PIA06154:
Approaching Titan Again
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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These images captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft were taken during Cassini's second close approach to Titan in December 2004.
PIA06157:
Close Up on Titan's Mid-Latitude Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This mosaic of 28 images shows the regional coverage taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft first encounter with Titan on Oct. 26, 2004.
PIA06158:
Titan Mosaic: October 2004
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This mosaic of images taken at 28 footprints shows the regional coverage taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft second encounter of Titan on Dec. 13, 2004.
PIA06159:
Titan Mosaic: December 2004
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found Titan's upper atmosphere to consist of a surprising number of layers of haze, as shown in this ultraviolet image of Titan's night side limb, colorized to look like true color.
PIA06160:
Titan's Many Layers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-11 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This map shows the planned imaging coverage for the Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer, onboard the European Space Agency's Huygens probe during the probe's descent toward Titan's surface. This map was made from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06172:
Go Huygens!
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This map shows the planned imaging coverage for the Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer, onboard the European Space Agency's Huygens probe during the probe's descent toward Titan's surface. This map was made from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06173:
Go Huygens!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image was taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft third close approach to Titan on Feb. 15, 2005.
PIA06180:
Close Titan Flyby 3, Image #1
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This map of the surface of Saturn's moon Titan illustrates the regions that will be imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during the fourth flyby of the smoggy moon on Feb. 15, 2005.
PIA06178:
Titan Flyby Number Four
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image was taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft third close approach to Titan on Feb. 15, 2005.
PIA06181:
Close Titan Flyby 3, Image #2
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-17 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Multiple upper stratospheric haze layers are evident in this ultraviolet view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft looking toward Titan's south pole.
PIA06182:
Titan's Waves?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-17 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This image of Titan's night side was taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft very close flyby of the smoggy moon on Feb. 15, 2005.
PIA06184:
Titan's Night Side
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-17 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's large, smog-enshrouded moon Titan greets NASA's Cassini spacecraft in full color as the spacecraft makes its third close pass on Feb. 15, 2005.
PIA06183:
Hazy Days on Titan
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This mosaic of Titan's surface was made from 16 images. The individual images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have been specially processed to remove effects of Titan's hazy atmosphere and to improve visibility of the surface near the terminator.
PIA06185:
Titan Mosaic - Feb 2005
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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Titan's surface and atmospheric features are shown here in this processed, visible-light image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06186:
A Clear View of Titan's Surface
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows one of the closest views of Xanadu Regio, a large bright region on Titan's surface.
PIA06192:
Zoomed in Xanadu
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-09 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This map of Titan's surface brightness was assembled from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft over the past year, both as it approached the Saturn system and during three closer flybys in July, October and December 2004.
PIA06201:
Titan's Variety
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-09 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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These images of Titan's south polar region were acquired during NASA's Cassini spacecraft first distant encounter with the smog-enshrouded moon on July 2, 2004.
PIA06202:
Tracing Surface Features on Titan--Close-Ups
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Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer
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During its closest flyby of Saturn's moon Titan on April 16, NASA's Cassini spacecraft came within 1,025 kilometers (637 miles) of the moon's surface and found that the outer layer of the thick, hazy atmosphere is brimming with complex hydrocarbons.
PIA07865:
Titan's Upper Atmosphere: A "factory" of hydrocarbons
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Radar Mapper
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Synthetic aperture radar images obtained from NASA's Cassini spacecraft in February 2005 show that Titan's surface is modified by fluid flows and wind-driven deposits.
PIA03555:
Titan, a Geologically Dynamic World
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Radar Mapper
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This Synthetic Aperture Radar image of the surface of Saturn's moon Titan was obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 7, 2005.
PIA03563:
Shoreline on Titan?
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Radar Mapper
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows that this bright terrain is cut by channels that are variable in width; they form both radial and branching networks. Such patterns are reminiscent of networks formed by rainfall on Earth.
PIA03565:
Titan's Rain Drains to the Plains
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Radar Mapper
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Fluids have flowed and cut these deeply-incised channels into the icy surface of Titan as seen in this Synthetic Aperture Radar image obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA03564:
Canyonlands of Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft carried the European Space Agency’s Huygens probe to Saturn and released it in December 2004.
PIA03569:
Pinpointing Huygens Landing Site
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This set of images shows the areas mapped so far on Saturn's moon Titan by NASA's Cassini radar mapper using its synthetic aperture radar imaging mode.
PIA03571:
Titan Viewed by Cassini's Radar
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Radar Mapper
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This Cassini radar image shows two lakes 'kissing' each other on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan. The image from a flyby on Sept. 23, 2006, covers an area about 60 kilometers (37 miles) wide by 40 kilometers (25 miles) high.
PIA08740:
Titan's "Kissing Lakes"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-11 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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Two Sides of Dunes
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Two Sides of Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Lots of clouds are visible in this infrared image of Saturn's moon Titan. These clouds form and move much like those on Earth, but in a much slower, more lingering fashion, new results from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show.
PIA12004:
Titan's Lingering Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This infrared image of Saturn's moon Titan shows a large burst of clouds in the moon's south polar region. These clouds form and move much like those on Earth, but in a much slower, more lingering fashion.
PIA12005:
Titan's South Polar Cloud Burst
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-01-23 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Terra
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Radar Mapper
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Data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show that the sizes and patterns of dunes on Saturn's moon Titan vary as a function of altitude and latitude (left). Images of Earth dunes Oman and Kalahari are shown at right as seen by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA15225:
Dune Patterns
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-12-02 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The sunlit edge of Titan's south polar vortex stands out distinctly against the darkness of the moon's unilluminated hazy atmosphere as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
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Bright Vortex
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Infrared and Radar Views of Titan #2
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Infrared and Radar Views of Titan #2
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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This image was returned on Jan 14, 2005, by the European Space Agency's Huygens probe during its successful descent to land on Titan. This colored view, following processing to add reflection spectra data, gives a better indication of the actual color.
PIA07232:
First Color View of Titan's Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-02-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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These views from NASA's Cassini Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) present a side-by-side comparisons of a traditional view and one made using a new technique called despeckling for handling electronic noise that results in clearer views of Titan's surface.
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Despeckling Ligea Mare
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-11-10 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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NASA's Cassini's radar instrument images show that a bright feature appeared in Kraken Mare, Titan's largest sea.
PIA19047:
Bright Feature Appears in Titan's Kraken Mare
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-11-10 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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NASA's Cassini radar data reveal the depth of a liquid methane/ethane sea on Saturn's moon Titan near the mouth of a large, flooded river valley.
PIA19046:
Plumbing Coastal Depths in Titan's Kraken Mare
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-05-05 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the trailing hemisphere of Titan. Titan's south polar vortex mimics the moon itself, creating an elegant crescent within a crescent.
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Titan's Crescents
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-01-13 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Titan's atmosphere puts on a display with the detached haze to the north (top of image) and the polar vortex to the south as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA17151:
Titan's Polar Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-12-23 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's largest and second largest moons, Titan and Rhea, appear to be stacked on top of each other in this true-color scene from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA17174:
Fire and Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-23 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Almost all of the hydrocarbon seas and lakes on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan cluster around the north pole, as can be seen in this mosaic from NASA's Cassini mission.
PIA17472:
Titan's North: The Big Picture
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-23 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Ultracold hydrocarbon lakes and seas (dark shapes) near the north pole of Saturn's moon Titan can be seen embedded in some kind of bright surface material in this infrared mosaic from NASA's Cassini mission.
PIA17471:
Dark Lakes on a Bright Landscape
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-23 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This false-color mosaic, made from infrared data collected by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, reveals the differences in the composition of surface materials around hydrocarbon lakes at Titan, Saturn's largest moon.
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Titan's Northern Lakes: Salt Flats?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-06-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Although hidden from human eyes, NASA's Cassini spacecraft can spot these dark features on the surface of Titan dubbed 'Fensal' and 'Aztlan.' The dark features are believed to be vast dunes of particles that precipitated out of Titan's atmosphere.
PIA14663:
Fenzal and Aztlan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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A dense network of small rivers or swampy areas appears to connect some of the seas on Saturn's moon Titan, as seen in this comparison of data of the same area from two instruments on NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA16845:
Titan Wetlands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show one of the large seas and a bounty of smaller lakes on Saturn's moon Titan.
PIA16844:
Titan Lake Country
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-08 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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Lakes on Saturn's moon Titan reflect radio waves in varying ways in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. If a lake is fully liquid, it looks dark, but if it is only partially liquid, it looks brighter.
PIA16635:
Different Looks for Titan Lakes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-08 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This artist's concept envisions what hydrocarbon ice forming on a liquid hydrocarbon sea of Saturn's moon Titan might look like.
PIA16634:
Floating Ice on Titan Lakes?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-12-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This map of Saturn's moon Titan identifies the locations of mountains named by the International Astronomical Union. By convention, mountains on Titan are named for mountains from Middle-earth, the fictional setting in fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien.
PIA16598:
Mountains of Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-11-28 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Inspired by data from NASA's Cassini mission, this artist's impression of Saturn's moon Titan shows the change in observed atmospheric effects before, during and after equinox in 2009.
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Titan's Changing Seasons (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-11-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Titan's swirling south-polar vortex stands out brightly against the other clouds of the south pole (lower right) in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
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Seasonal Swirl
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-10-31 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This set of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's moon Titan glowing in the dark. Titan was behind Saturn at the time, in eclipse from the sun.
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Glowing Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-10-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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These images obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft show Titan's stable northern lake district.
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Titan's Lake District, One Season Later
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-10-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows an ancient southern sea that used to sprawl out near the south pole of Saturn's moon Titan. Within this basin is the largest present-day lake in Titan's southern hemisphere, Ontario Lacus.
PIA16166:
Outline of an Ancient Sea on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-10-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft obtained this image of a feature shaped like a hot cross bun in the northern region of Titan (left) that bears a striking resemblance to a similar feature on Venus (right).
PIA16165:
Titan's Hot Cross Bun
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