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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Saturn looming over Titan

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

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Saturn looming over Titan 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

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about July 2, 2012


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