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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Titan's clouds in motion

Filed under pretty pictures, Cassini, Titan, amateur image processing, animation

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Titan's clouds in motion The animation show clouds in motion over Titan's south pole, assembled from 24 (CL1 CB3 filters) frames obtained by the Cassini spacecraft on 24 October, 2004.

Cassini (ISS) /NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Alexis Tranchandon / Solaris

Processed with Gimp to better see clouds & surface details; cleaned, rotated (South is up, for a better viewing comfort of the clouds. A more classic orientation can be seen here: ), the animation plays forwards and backwards. The delay between frames is 60ms.

Original image data dated on or about October 24, 2004.

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: Alexis Tranchandon / Solaris


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