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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Piercing Titan's veil

Filed under pretty pictures, Cassini, Titan, amateur image processing, Saturn's moons

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Piercing Titan's veil Amateur image processor Judy Schmidt created this view of Titan using Cassini wideband RGB filter images combined with a sharpened infrared luminosity overlay to bring out the surface details that are normally completely enshrouded by Titan's atmosphere. The data used were acquired by Cassini on February 19, 2013.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Judy Schmidt

Filters used to create the image:

Luminosity overlay: CB3 938N
Red: RED 650W
Green: GRN 568W
Blue: BL1 451W

Original image data dated on or about February 19, 2013.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Judy Schmidt


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