NASA captures stunning glow of sunlight on Titan’s mysterious seas

November 1, 2014 7:37 PM

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NASA captures stunning glow of sunlight on Titan’s mysterious seas

The sunlight is reflecting off the surface of Titan’s largest sea, the Kraken Mare.

NASA’s Cassini probe has captured a spectacular mosaic image of sunlight reflecting off of polar seas on Saturn’s moon Titan. This glint of light, known as a specular reflection, was so radiant that it saturated the detector of the Visual and Infrared Mapping instrument. Cassini obtained the image d...

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