Titan unmasked: first topographic map of Saturn Moon

June 24, 2013 11:57 AM

22 0

Titan unmasked: first topographic map of Saturn Moon

Scientists have pieced together the first-ever global topographic map of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, using radar observations from veteran NASA spacecraft.

The new map of Titan was stitched together from radar observations of the moon by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. It reveals an unprecedented look at Titan's surface and should help scientists learn more about one of the most Earth-like bodies in the solar system, members of the mapping team said.

Read more

To category page

Loading...