Cassini RADAR swath on Titan, flyby T3, February 15, 2005

Cassini RADAR swath on Titan, flyby T3, February 15, 2005
Cassini RADAR swath on Titan, flyby T3, February 15, 2005 This swath is about 4,500 kilometers (2,800 miles) long, subtending 120 degrees of longitude on Titan. It covers similar longitudes to the first RADAR swath—from 133 to 12 degrees west longitude—but is located closer to the equator. This was the second RADAR swath on Titan. It contains two probable impact structures, 400-kilometer-diameter Menrva near the center and 80-kilometer-diameter Sinlap near the eastern end, as well as numerous disconnected fields of "cat scratches," now thought to be longitudinal sand dunes. It is shown here at a resolution of 32 pixels per degree (1.4 kilometers or 4,600 feet per pixel), an eighth of the full resolution available in the Planetary Data System. NASA / JPL-Caltech

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