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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Crescent Titan with a cloud cap?

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

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Crescent Titan with a cloud cap? Cassini took this photo of Titan on June 6, 2012, on its way into the "T83" flyby. Cassini sees Titan at very high phase, and the Sun lights up its atmosphere from behind.

NASA / JPL / SSI / Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about June 6, 2012.

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

 

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