Titan by day

December 16, 2004

Titan by day


In this artist's rendering of Titan, methane vapors are seen around an ancient crater and nearby rocky cliffs. In the distance, mountains of rock and ice rise from a sea of ethanol. Barely visible through the thick orange atmosphere are Saturn and another of her moons, Rhea.

Image by Stan Richard (Des Moines, Iowa).


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