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Titan's south polar vortex in motion
Filed under pretty pictures, Cassini, Titan, amateur image processing, Saturn's moons, animation
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.
Original image data dated on or about December 16, 2012.
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: Gordan Ugarkovic
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