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Saturn looming over Titan
Filed under pretty pictures, Cassini, Titan, amateur image processing, Saturn's moons, many worlds, Saturn
Cassini spotted Titan beyond Saturn's limb on July 2, 2012. The south polar vortex that formed after winter arrived at Titan's south pole is visible. The atmosphere in Saturn's winter (southern) hemisphere is also taking on a methane-blue tinge.
NASA / JPL / SSI / Emily Lakdawalla
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Original image data dated on or about July 2, 2012
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