Articles tagged "titan"

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NASA unveils first global geologic map of Titan

NASA has revealed the first global geologic map of Titan, the largest moon orbiting Saturn. The map showed a dynamic world of dunes, lakes, plains, craters, and other types of terrain. Aside from Earth, Titan is the only other known planetary body in the solar...

November 27, 2019

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Mysterious 'Magic Island' appears on Saturn moon

Astronomers have discovered a bright, mysterious geologic object – where one never existed – on Cassini mission radar images of Ligeia Mare, the second-largest sea on Saturn's moon Titan. Scientifically speaking, this spot is considered a "transient

June 23, 2014

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Wild weather predicted for Saturn's largest moon Titan

According to the two new models, Saturn`s moon Titan may be affected by some harsh weather as it heads into its spring and summer seasons. Experts are of the opinion that as the seasons change in Titan's northern hemisphere, hurricanes could begin to churn and

May 26, 2013

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First global topographic map of Titan, a world much like Earth

Scientists have created the first global topographic map of Saturn's moon Titan giving researchers a valuable tool for learning more about one of the most Earth-like and interesting worlds in the solar system. The map was just published as part of a paper in

May 16, 2013

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2011 Skywatching Guide: Planets in the Solar System

The planets of our solar system are at tomes some of the most rewarding and simplest skywatching targets to spot, if you know when and where to look. Here's a look at how to observe the planets of the solar system in 2011: Tip: Astronomers measure distances in...

April 19, 2011