Titan's equatorial dark regions are visible in this view, along with faint, dark lineaments (linear features) in the otherwise bland-looking terrain of the north. Image taken April 13, 2007.

Titan's equatorial dark regions are visible in this view, along with faint, dark lineaments (linear features) in the otherwise bland-looking terrain of the north. Image taken April 13, 2007.

Cassini Views Titan from Bottom to Top

Cassini's science instruments studied Titan during the May 28, 2007, flyby. As seen from Earth, Cassini dipped behind Titan near the south pole and re-emerged near the north pole. From this unique vantage point, Cassini's radio science instrument used a radio signal to study the properties of Titan's atmosphere, and the infrared and visible-light cameras imaged a bright surface feature on Titan named