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Titan Flyby - Dec. 21, 2008

Titan Flyby - Dec. 21, 2008

Dec. 21, 2008


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Titan
This artist concept shows a mirror-smooth lake on the surface of the smoggy moon Titan.
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Altimetry Over Ontario Lacus

Cassini streaked past Titan on Dec. 21 at an altitude of 971 kilometers
(603 miles), obtaining radar images of Titan's south polar region and a
topographic profile of the dark, possibly liquid-filled area known as
Ontario Lacus.
Titan at a Glance
Titan Flyby
Dec. 21, 2008

Altitude
970 kilometers (684 miles)


Speed
6.3 km/sec (14,000 mph)

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