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Shoreline on Titan

  1. Sep 18, 2005 #1


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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/20050917/sc_space/shorelinespottedonsaturnsmoontitan;_ylt=AooGDIS6P7vTgcNnutq1cVGs0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTA3ODdxdHBhBHNlYwM5NjQ- [Broken]
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  3. Sep 18, 2005 #2
    Wow, crazy stuff...
  4. Sep 18, 2005 #3
    Absolutely awesome. I remember when the first images from Huygens came back earlier this year. I was happier than a kid on christmas morning(says a lot about my life)
  5. Sep 19, 2005 #4
    Wow, I didn't realize they're getting new images. This is the first good image. I was so disapointed when it first landed, we got like three images and all of them sucked.
  6. Sep 19, 2005 #5


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    Cassini has many more scheduled fly-bys of Titan (many more photos to come). The Huygens probe released from Cassini was just meant to be active for a few hours. Personally, I'm thrilled to have the Huygens photos even though I was hoping for some different scenery (for the landing site, that is...the photos it took during its descent were really cool).
  7. Sep 19, 2005 #6
    Oh, I was under the impression that these where new pictures from Huygens. I was like: "how the hell do they have new pictures?" Huygens was a few inches from being a failure. Basicly three bad pictures that showed next to nothing.
  8. Mar 18, 2006 #7


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    Latest Titan flyby hours away! This one is close -

    1,951 km (1,219 miles)

    6.0 km/sec (13,400 mph)

    http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/news/events/titan20060318/index.cfm [Broken]

    Includes color image from surface of Titan!
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