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Murky skies on Titan
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- Title Murky skies on Titan
- Released 11/06/2004 9:22 am
- Copyright NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
The image was taken in visible light with the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft narrow-angle camera on 23 May 2004, from a distance of 21.6 million kilometres from Titan. The image scale is 129 kilometres per pixel. The image was magnified to aid visibility.
Cassini-Huygens is a joint NASA/ESA/ASI mission. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will orbit Saturn for four years, making an extensive survey of the ringed planet. The ESA Huygens probe will be the first to land on a world in the outer Solar System - on the surface of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon. Data from Cassini and Huygens may offer clues about how life began on Earth.