Wednesday, March 09, 2005

Tracing Features on Titan's Surface


CICLOPS has released a montage of images showing channel or fault-like features seen during the July 2, 2004 distant encounter of Titan by Cassini. The images show features that could possibly be interpreted as large scale runoff channels or tectonic faults exploited by surface liquids. One frame shows a possible impact crater in the bright terrain. Some of these features will be investigated again later this month and in mid-April in two flybys during which the sub-Saturnian hemisphere will be examined.

Update: CICLOPS page isn't up yet. Try the Photojournal for now.


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