Space researchers can now explain the mystery of sand dunes in Saturn

December 10, 2014 1:43 PM

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Saturn is the sixth planet away from the sun, but its largest satellite or moon, Titan, has proved an object of interest to space researchers in recent times – and this is largely because of the mystery of sand dunes found on its surface, as well as indications that it might have abundance of nitrogen in its dense atmosphere.

Titan is already established as having a dense atmosphere with hydrocarbon lakes that are filled with liquid methane and ethane, but its mystery lies in the many sand dunes that rise hundreds of feet high into the sky as well as hundreds of miles wide in length. The sand dunes are more of interest t...

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