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Fraser
2004-Jun-30, 04:37 PM
SUMMARY: Today is the day that Cassini is scheduled to make its arrival at Saturn, flying close to the planet and threading between two of its ring systems. Controllers have released this natural colour image of Titan, Saturn's largest moon. The moon is surrounded by a thick atmosphere rich in organic molecules, which give it this featureless orange glow. Cassini will get a much better view soon, though, as it will make its first close flyby in just a few days. It will release the Huygens probe in early 2005 which will actually land on its surface and give scientists a better idea of what's beneath those thick clouds.

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