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Titan's first close-up
- Title Titan's first close-up
- Released 27/10/2004 6:19 pm
- Copyright NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
This image is one of the closest ever taken of Saturn's hazy moon Titan. It was captured by the Cassini-Huygens Imaging Science Subsystem on 26 October 2004, as the spacecraft flew by Titan. At its closest, Cassini-Huygens was 1200 kilometres above the moon, 300 times closer than during its first fly-by on 3 July 2004.