Landing on Titan

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Check out the University of Arizona's Huygen's Titan Descent Movie

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Beautiful; I've always had a slight fascination with Titan.

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Landing on Titan

Interesting. Can't help but wonder why all those 'rocks' look so smooth - like they have been eroded.
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Titan has flowing liquids of hydrocarbons also flowing ice
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Thanks for the link. :)

Titan is an interesting case, as it has all the components for habitability, while simply being too cold. Yet, outside the solar system, we have found many gas giants within the habitable zone of their host stars. Knowing from Saturn that Titan like moons do exist means the habitable world we find could likely be a warmer Titan like moon orbiting one of those gas giants exoplanets.
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Quote Quote by Chronos View Post
Interesting. Can't help but wonder why all those 'rocks' look so smooth - like they have been eroded.
this is an 'ice/frozen' satellite.
so the geology is really cryo-geology.
the ground will be methane dune, with methane rivers etc
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Brilliant movie. Love the Beethoven piano music as backing track. Very enjoyable.

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