Mysterious 'Magic Island' On Saturn Moon Has Scientists Scratching Their Heads (Again)

October 1, 2014 12:38 PM

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Mysterious 'Magic Island' On Saturn Moon Has Scientists Scratching Their Heads (Again)

Scientists once again are scratching their heads over a mysterious surface feature on the Saturn moon Titan that some are calling a "magic island."

The feature -- observed in a large sea on Titan known as Ligeia Mare -- was first spotted in images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in July 2013. Photos snapped of the area over the ensuing months failed to show the feature, but it reappeared in images from a Cassini flyby on August 21, 2014.

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