Thursday, March 10, 2005

Press Release: Cassini Images Discover a Windy, Wavy Titan Atmosphere

CICLOPS has released another press release, this time on Titan's atmosphere, in conjunction with the ISS paper on Titan in Today's issue of Nature. The two key results include the confirmation of that Titan's atmosphere revolves faster than the solid body, based on cloud tracking measurements, and that Titan hazy stratosphere of more than one haze layer, though the effect maybe due to density waves in the atmosphere caused by disturbances lower in the atmosphere.


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