Cassini Spots Swirling, Toxic Cloud at Titan's South Pole as Seasons Change

October 2, 2014 12:17 PM

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NASA's Cassini mission continues to reveal new insights when it comes to Saturn's moon, Titan. Now, the mission has revealed that a giant, toxic cloud is hovering over the south pole of the large moon after the atmosphere there cooled dramatically.

"The discovery suggests that the atmosphere of Titan's southern hemisphere is cooling much faster than we expected," said Remco de Kok, lead author of the new study, in a news release.

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