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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Titan's south polar vortex in motion

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

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Titan's south polar vortex in motion Cassini took 13 snapshots of Titan every 2 hours between 2012-12-15 20:52 UTC and 2012-12-16 20:46 UTC to catch its south polar vortex in motion. The view is looking primarily at the moon's south pole.

NASA / JPL / SSI / Gordan Ugarkovic

Distance ranged from 908 thousand km at the beginning to 1 million km at the end.

Copyright holder: Gordan Ugarkovic

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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 December 16, 2012

 

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