Lakes and More Lakes: In this image taken by the Cassini radar system on Oct. 9, 2006, a previously unseen style of lakes is revealed. The lakes here assume complex shapes and are among the darkest seen so far on Titan.

Lakes and More Lakes: In this image taken by the Cassini radar system on Oct. 9, 2006, a previously unseen style of lakes is revealed. The lakes here assume complex shapes and are among the darkest seen so far on Titan.

T-21 Flyby Artwork
T-21 Flyby Artwork

Cassini Buzzes by Titan

Cassini successfully flew by Titan on Dec. 12. Data collected during the flyby will help determine the distribution of aerosols and other hydrocarbons in Titan's orange-tinged atmosphere.