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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-06 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This map of the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus, generated from images taken by NASA's Cassini and Voyager spacecraft, illustrates the imaging coverage planned for Cassini's very close flyby of the geologically active moon on March 12, 2008.
PIA08408:
Close Brush with Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-28 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This radar image of the surface of Saturn's moon Titan was acquired on October 26, 2004, when NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew over. Brighter areas may correspond to rougher terrains and darker areas are thought to be smoother.
PIA06988:
Diversity on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-28 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This graph, produced using preliminary altimetry data from NASA's Cassini radar instrument, shows relative surface heights on Titan. This region of Titan is remarkably flat.
PIA06989:
Topography on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-05 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Titan shows a sharp contrast between its smooth and rough edges in a new false-color radar image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06992:
Radar Shows Titan Live and in Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-08 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This synthetic aperture radar image of the surface of Saturn's moon Titan was acquired on Oct. 26, 2004, when NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew over. Dark regions may represent areas that are smooth, made of radar-absorbing materials.
PIA06993:
Oozing Across Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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As Cassini scientists work to understand the newly-exposed surface of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, they have found an interesting arrowhead-shaped feature, shown in the center of this synthetic aperture radar image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06995:
Follow the Arrow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image is a portion of the swath acquired by NASA's Cassini Titan radar mapper on Feb. 15, 2005, on the mission's second opportunity to image the surface with radar. The optically bright region is named Xanadu.
PIA07009:
Cat Scratches
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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A huge annular feature with an outer diameter of approximately 440 kilometers (273 miles) appears in this image taken with NASA's Cassini Titan radar mapper. It resembles a large crater or part of a ringed basin.
PIA07365:
Circus Maximus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-18 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This area imaged by NASA's Cassini radar system during the spacecraft's third close flyby of Titan on Feb. 15, 2005, is just to the east of the Circus Maximus impact feature.
PIA07366:
Huygens Landing Site Similarities
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-18 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Although most of the region observed by NASA's Cassini radar instrument in the February close flyby of Titan is very different from the regions imaged in October, this image shows a complex of bright hills and ridges surrounded by a dark plain.
PIA07367:
Dark Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-18 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a crater, approximately 60 kilometers (37 miles) in diameter, on the very eastern end of the radar image strip taken by the Cassini orbiter on its third close flyby of Titan.
PIA07368:
Impact Crater with Ejecta Blanket
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-18 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This frame from an animation shows NASA's Cassini spacecraft approaching Titan. The strips of data on the globe represent areas observed with NASA's Cassini radar instrument.
PIA07369:
Cassini Radar Titan Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-05 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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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 2005-10-25 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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These three radar passes from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on Sept. 7, 2005 reveal a variety of geologic features, including impact craters, wind-blown deposits, channels, and cryovolcanic features.
PIA08110:
Titan Viewed by Cassini's Radar
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-25 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This map of Saturn's moon Titan shows the location of the upcoming Oct. 28, 2005, Titan flyby and the areas mapped so far by NASA's Cassini Radar Mapper using its Synthetic Aperture Radar imaging mode.
PIA08111:
Titan Viewed by Cassini's Radar - Flat Map
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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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
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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
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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
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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 2005-11-16 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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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Seen here are areas mapped on Saturn's moon Titan by NASA's Cassini radar mapper using its synthetic aperture radar imaging mode. Shown are a variety of geologic features, including impact craters, wind-blown deposits, channels and cryovolcanic features.
PIA08099:
Titan (T13) Viewed by Cassini's Radar
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This map of Saturn's moon Titan by NASA's Cassini radar mapper using its synthetic aperture radar imaging mode. Shown are a variety of geologic features, including impact craters, wind-blown deposits, channels and cryovolcanic features.
PIA08100:
Titan (T13) Viewed by Cassini's Radar - Flat Map
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image of Saturn's moon Titan from the Synthetic Aperture Radar instrument on NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the southwestern area of a feature called Xanadu (bottom right of the image).
PIA08425:
Radar Images the Margin of Xanadu
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image of Saturn's moon Titan from the Synthetic Aperture Radar instrument on NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Shikoku Facula, a region that is bright in both radar and visible wavelengths.
PIA08426:
Radar Images Shikoku - "Great Britain"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-05 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image from the Synthetic Aperture Radar instrument on NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the radar-bright western margin of Xanadu, one of the most prominent features on Titan.
PIA08428:
Xanadu: Rivers Flowed onto a Sunless Sea
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This image from the Synthetic Aperture Radar instrument on NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the radar-bright region Xanadu and two circular features interpreted to be degraded impact craters.
PIA08429:
Impact Craters on Xanadu
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-05 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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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 on April 30, 2006.
PIA08430:
Radar Flyby of Titan - April 30, 2006
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-09 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's Titan Radar Mapper instrument imaged this area atop Xanadu, the bright area of Titan, on April 30, 2006.
PIA08448:
Titan's Land-o-Lakes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-09 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This complex area of hilly terrain and erosional channels is located atop Xanadu, the continent-sized region on Saturn's moon Titan. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini Titan Radar Mapper on April 30, 2006.
PIA08449:
Complex Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image was taken with NASA's Cassini Synthetic Aperture Radar instrument on Oct. 28, 2005. This was the fourth flyby of Titan during which radar images were obtained. The most ubiquitous features in this swath are
PIA08454:
Dunes and more Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-19 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image of Titan was acquired on April 30, 2006, NASA's Cassini's radar instrument in synthetic-aperture mode over the continent-sized region called Xanadu.
PIA08552:
Titan (T13) Viewed by Cassini's Radar - April 30, 2006
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-19 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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A network of river channels is located atop Xanadu, the continent-sized region on Saturn's moon Titan. This radar image was captured by NASA's Cassini Radar Mapper on April 30, 2006.
PIA08604:
Xanadu's Meandering Rivers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-19 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Cassini's powerful radar eyes have uncovered a geologic goldmine in a region called Xanadu on Saturn's moon Titan. Panning west to east, the geologic features include river channels, mountains and hills, a crater and possible lakes.
PIA08605:
Titan's Geological Goldmine - Radar Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-24 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft, using its radar system, has discovered very strong evidence for hydrocarbon lakes on Titan. Dark patches, which resemble terrestrial lakes, seem to be sprinkled all over the high latitudes surrounding Titan's north pole.
PIA08630:
Lakes on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-01-08 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This synthetic aperture radar image was obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on its recent pass by Titan's south pole on Dec. 20, 2007.
PIA10218:
Radar Images Titan's South Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-09-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini radar instrument shows an impact crater with a diameter of 30 kilometers (19 miles) on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan.
PIA08737:
Crater Studies on Titan
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This image from NASA's Cassini radar instrument was acquired by the Cassini radar instrument in synthetic aperture mode during a Sept. 7, 2006, flyby of Titan.
PIA08738:
Swimming in Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-09-26 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's 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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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Titan shows clear shorelines that are reminiscent of terrestrial lakes. With Titan's colder
temperatures and hydrocarbon-rich atmosphere the lakes likely contain a combination of methane and ethane, not water.
PIA08741:
Shorefront Property, Anyone?
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In this image taken by NASA's Cassini radar system, a previously unseen style of lakes is revealed. The lakes here assume complex shapes and are among the darkest seen so far on Titan.
PIA01943:
Lakes and More Lakes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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The large dark patch seen on this image at high latitudes surrounding Titan's north pole, is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft's radar system, and most likely a hydrocarbon lake.
PIA01942:
Titan's Great Lakes?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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The existence of oceans or lakes of liquid methane on Saturn's moon Titan was predicted more than 20 years ago. But with a dense haze preventing a closer look it has not been possible to confirm their presence until NASA's Cassini flyby of July 22, 2006.
PIA09102:
Liquid Lakes on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-11 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This pair of images, taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft radar mapper on two different Titan passes on Dec. 11, 2006 (T21 left), and Oct. 29, 2005 (T8 right), represent two different views of a field of dunes.
PIA09111:
Two Sides of Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-11 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This radar image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the entire scene in which hydrocarbon lakes were first discovered on Titan, near its north pole.
PIA09112:
Titan (T16) Viewed by Cassini's Radar - July 22, 2006
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-24 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This radar image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Titan's well-known dunes is distinctive because it may show an age relationship between different classes of features on the surface of this frigid world.
PIA09115:
Titan Dunes over Possible Craters (T23)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-07 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image of Titan's surface shows the entire scene obtained by NASA's Cassini radar instrument on Sept. 7, 2006. It includes clear examples of the longitudinal dunes, as well as one of only three positively-identified impact craters (on the far left).
PIA09172:
Titan (T17) Viewed by Cassini's Radar - Sept. 7, 2006
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This radar image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Titan shows a semi-circular feature that may be part of an impact crater. Very few impact craters have been seen on Titan so far, implying that the surface is young.
PIA09175:
A New Crater on Titan?
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This radar image NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Titan shows Ganesa Macula, interpreted as a cryovolcano (ice volcano), and its surroundings. Cryovolcanism is thought to have been an important process on Titan and may still be happening today.
PIA09176:
Ganesa Macula
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This frame from an animation shows a mosaic of imagery from NASA's Cassini's radar instrument obtained during three flybys of Titan's north pole: T16 (July 22, 2006), T18 (Sept. 23, 2006) and T19 (Oct. 9, 2006)
PIA09177:
Titan Lakes Movie Animation Icon
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This radar image, obtained by NASA's Cassini's radar instrument during a near-polar flyby on Sept. 23, 2006, is the second scene that shows clear shorelines reminiscent of terrestrial lakes.
PIA09179:
Titan (T18) Viewed by Cassini's Radar - Sept. 23, 2006
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This radar image, obtained by NASA's Cassini radar instrument during a near-polar flyby on Feb. 22, 2007, shows a big island smack in the middle of one of the larger lakes imaged on Saturn's moon Titan.
PIA09180:
Titan: Larger and Larger Lakes
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This radar image, obtained by NASA's Cassini's radar instrument during a near-polar flyby on Feb. 22, 2007, shows dunes surrounding a bright feature on Saturn's moon Titan.
PIA09181:
Titan Features and Interactions
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-13 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, obtained by NASA's Cassini radar instrument during a near-polar flyby on Feb. 22, 2007, features dunes and lakes, one of which is larger than any lake on Earth and could be legitimately called a sea.
PIA09182:
Titan (T25) Viewed by Cassini's Radar - Feb. 22, 2007
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This frame from a movie taken by NASA's Cassini's radar instrument, shows bodies of liquid near Titan's north pole. These images show that many of the features commonly associated with lakes on Earth.
PIA09183:
Radar Shows Evidence of Seas Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-13 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This side-by-side image shows NASA's Cassini radar image of what is the largest body of liquid (on the left) ever found on Titan's north pole, compared to Lake Superior (on the right).
PIA09184:
Titan Sea and Lake Superior
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On May 12, 2007, NASA's Cassini spacecraft completed its 31st flyby of Saturn's moon Titan, which the team calls T30.
PIA09211:
Coasts and Drowned Mountains
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NASA's Cassini radar instrument obtained another in its series of north polar swaths of Titan on April 10, 2007. This image exposes more of the transition between the mid-latitudes and the polar area.
PIA09217:
Titan (T28) Viewed by Cassini's Radar-- April 10, 2007
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This north polar image of Titan was acquired NASA's Cassini radar instrument on May 12, 2007.
PIA09218:
Titan (T30) Viewed by Cassini's Radar - May 12, 2007
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-11 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This false-color mosaic from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows all synthetic-aperture radar images to date of Titan's north polar region. Approximately 60 percent of Titan's north polar region, above 60 degrees north latitude, is now mapped with radar.
PIA10008:
Titan's North Polar Region Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-11 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Cassini's radar instrument finds lakes in the southern hemisphere of Titan during the most recent Titan flyby. NASA's Cassini spacecraft completed its 37th flyby of Saturn's moon Titan on Oct. 2, 2007.
PIA10018:
Radar Sees Lakes in Titan's Southern Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-01-08 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This synthetic aperture radar image was obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on its pass by Titan's south pole on Dec. 20, 2007.
PIA10219:
Flowing Liquids on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-20 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This graphic and animation depicts a cross-section of the Saturnian moon Titan. The assumption that Titan contains an internal ocean was generated from data gleaned NASA's Cassini Synthetic Aperture Radar during 19 separate passes over Titan.
PIA10243:
An Ocean Runs Through It Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-31 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image is the first topographic map of part of Titan's north polar region. The false-color mosaic on the left was produced from overlapping stereo images from NASA's Cassini radar instrument and depicts Titan's north polar region.
PIA10353:
Topographic Map of Titan's North Polar Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-21 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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A set of three parallel ridges was seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft's radar instrument during the latest Titan flyby on May 12, 2008.
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Tectonics on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-21 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This side-by-side view shows a newly discovered impact crater compared with a previously discovered crater. The new crater was just discovered by NASA's Cassini spacecraft's radar instrument during its most recent Titan flyby on May 12, 2008.
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Impact Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-25 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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In this synthetic aperture radar image obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, two generally similar features, upper center and lower right, appear to be low mountains with grooves running roughly in the up-down direction.
PIA12496:
New Wrinkles on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-08-08 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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On the final flyby of NASA's Cassini spacecraft's original four-year tour, its radar mapper captured these unusual channels on Titan at the edge of Xanadu, the widest seen in this area.
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Xanadu's Channels
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-12-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini Radar Mapper imaged Titan on Feb. 22, 2008 (as shown on the left) and April 30, 2006 (as shown on the right).
PIA11702:
Active Cryovolcanic Features on Titan?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-02-26 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Scientists have used data from NASA's Cassini radar mapper to map the global wind pattern on Saturn's moon Titan using data collected over a four-year period, as depicted in this image.
PIA11801:
Mapping Titan's Global Wind Patterns
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-02-26 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This is a portion of a Cassini radar mapper image obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on its Dec. 21, 2008, flyby of Saturn's moon Titan. The area shown covers the southern boundary of an equatorial band where longitudinal dunes are pervasive.
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At the Edge of Titan's Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-03-06 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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The southern edge of Xanadu, a continent-size feature on Saturn's moon Titan, is seen in this NASA Cassini radar mapper image swath collected on Feb. 22, 2008. Xanadu is unusually bright in both infrared and radar wavelengths.
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Skirting Xanadu's Southern Boundary
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-03-24 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini radar mapper has obtained stereo views of close to 2 percent of Titan's surface during 19 flybys over the last five years. These topographic maps show the equatorial 'sand sea' called Belet.
PIA11829:
Titan's "Sand Sea" Belet
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NASA's Cassini's radar mapper has obtained stereo views of close to 2 percent of Titan's surface during 19 flybys over the last five years. The prominent, roughly circular feature in the western part of this image is an area known as Ganesa Macula.
PIA11830:
Ganesa Macula Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-03-24 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini's radar mapper has obtained stereo views of close to 2 percent of Titan's surface during 19 flybys over the last five years. This pair of images covers part of Hotei Arcus.
PIA11831:
Hotei Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-10 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Complex and unique canyon systems appear to have been intricately carved into older terrain by the ample flow of liquid methane rivers on Saturn's moon Titan, as seen in this radar image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on May 21, 2009.
PIA12036:
Southern Canyons of Titan
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An intricate, fingerprint-like pattern of dunes is seen in this dramatic radar image of Saturn's moon Titan captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on May 21, 2009 from an altitude of 965 kilometers (about 600 miles).
PIA12037:
The Story Titan's Dunes Tell
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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An enigmatic large basin appears in the south polar region of Saturn's moon Titan at the center of this Titan Radar Mapper image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft acquired on June 22, 2009.
PIA12111:
South Polar Basin on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-08-06 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This mosaic of image swaths from NASA's Cassini's Titan Radar Mapper, taken with the synthetic-aperture radar, features a large dark region several hundred kilometers across that differs in several significant ways from potential lakes observed on Titan.
PIA12162:
Lake-like but Different
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-10-09 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This first glimpse of seasonal change shows the southern polar area of Saturn's moon Titan, using data from the Synthetic Aperture Radar instrument aboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12280:
Changing Seasons on Titan
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These images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show disappearing lakes in before-and-after comparisons of two areas in the southern hemisphere of Saturn's moon Titan.
PIA12281:
Disappearing Lakes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-11 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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The bright landmass of an enigmatic area known as Xanadu and the intriguing lobed shapes of the Hotei Regio area are visible at the right and far right, respectively, in this radar image of Saturn's moon Titan obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12988:
Dunes, Tectonics and Possible Ice Volcanoes on Titan
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In a sweeping mosaic of the low latitudes of Saturn's moon Titan, the bright landmass of the enigmatic region known as Xanadu stands out on the right-hand side of this radar image obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12989:
Xanadu's Channels and Dunes
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This image of Ontario Lacus, the largest lake on the southern hemisphere of Saturn's moon Titan, was obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The lake surface appears dark because it is smooth.
PIA13172:
Footprint of Ontario Lacus
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This image is from an animation that glides along the shoreline of Ontario Lacus, the largest lake on the southern hemisphere of Saturn's moon Titan. The animation is based on overlapping radar images obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA13173:
Flying Over Ontario Lacus Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-08-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This mosaic, made from radar images obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows mountainous terrain on Saturn's moon Titan in the moon's northern hemisphere, north of the Aaru region.
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Mountains North of Aaru on Titan
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This mosaic, made from radar images obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows parallel mountain chains on Saturn's moon Titan. The mountains appear along the northwest border of a region known as Xanadu.
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Mountains on the Northwest Border of Xanadu, Titan
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This mosaic, made from radar images obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows parallel mountain chains on Saturn's moon Titan, near an equatorial region known as Adiri.
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Mountains near Adiri on Titan
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NASA's Cassini Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) image is presented as a perspective view and shows a landscape near the eastern shoreline of Kraken Mare, a hydrocarbon sea in Titan's north polar region.
PIA19051:
Perspective on Kraken Mare Shores
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Three of Titan's major surface features-dunes, craters and the enigmatic Xanadu-appear in this radar image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The hazy bright area at the left that extends to the lower center of the image marks the northwest edge of Xanadu.
PIA14500:
Titan: Putting it all Together
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image, created by combining two different types of radar images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, reveals more details of Titan's crater Menrva (at left) and its surroundings than a single image could provide.
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Cassini Radar Zooms Out on Menrva
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-29 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Impact craters are rare on Titan. Until recently only seven had been identified definitely on Titan. Dunes, visible as dark lines on the left of the image, have been swept toward the crater by the winds of Titan.
PIA14744:
A New Crater for Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-10-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-10-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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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.
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Outline of an Ancient Sea on Titan
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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 2012-12-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a vast river system on Saturn's moon Titan. It is the first time images from space have revealed a river system so vast and in such high resolution anywhere other than Earth.
PIA16197:
Titan's Nile-Like River Valley
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-08 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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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 2013-01-17 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This set of images from the radar instrument on NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a relatively 'fresh' crater called Sinlap (left) and an extremely degraded crater called Soi (right).
PIA16638:
Titan Craters, the Old and the New
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