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Titan Flyby (T-86): Checking Titan's Ionosphere

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Artist's concept of the Titan T-86 close flyby

Titan Flyby (T-86): Checking Titan's Ionosphere
September 26, 2012

This close Titan flyby, called T-86, will be critical to the ion and neutral mass spectrometer (INMS) instrument monitoring the effect of solar input on Titan’s atmosphere. The flyby is a day-side pass through the mid and high northern latitudes, and it occurs on Sept. 26, 2012.

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Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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