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Titan from 750 miles

  1. Oct 27, 2004 #1


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    BBC article today
    closest image of Titan, 750 miles
    atmosphere fairly transparent, bluish
    surface features visible, but no lakes

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    Be interesting to see later images. There appears to be a good deal of atmospheric activity. Hard to tell what might be surface features vs cloud formations.
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    I'm thinking the atmosphere appears to be fairly transparent because the pictures were taken in infrared. I think in the visible specturm it's just a thick, orange haze.
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    I'm not particularly interested in any data until the Huygens probe actually enters the atmosphere. THAT'S going to be exciting. Cool! - they quoted my friend Kevin in the article. I am going to have to bug him about the pictures. I was expecting ethane oceans to be apparent from the images.
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