PIA04393: Titan Radar Swath (T-49 Flyby - Dec. 21, 2008)
 Target Name:  Titan
 Is a satellite of:  Saturn
 Mission:  Cassini-Huygens
 Spacecraft:  Cassini Orbiter
 Instrument:  Radar Mapper
 Product Size:  6912 x 3030 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA04393.tif (3.639 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA04393.jpg (1.043 MB)

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These images were obtained by NASA's Cassini radar instrument during a flyby on Dec. 21, 2008. High-Southern Latitudes in the Leading Hemisphere (Arrakis Planitia). The radar antenna was pointing toward Titan at an altitude of 970 kilometers (684 miles) during the closest approach.

The image has been processed with a resolution of 128 pixels/deg.

The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate. The Cassini orbiter was designed, developed and assembled at JPL. The radar instrument was built by JPL and the Italian Space Agency, working with team members from the United States and several European countries.

For more information about the Cassini-Huygens mission visit http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov and http://www.nasa.gov/cassini.

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