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Titan's south polar vortex in motion

Titan's south polar vortex in motion

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Gordan Ugarkovic

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

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

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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