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Fraser
2005-Sep-06, 11:54 PM
SUMMARY: NASA's Cassini spacecraft made another close pass of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, on March 31, delivering new images and data from this mysterious moon. Although Titan's northern hemisphere had been imaged by Cassini's radar instrument on a previous flyby, this time it was able to take optical and infrared pictures that pierced through the moon's thick methane atmosphere. This composite image of four photographs was taken when Cassini was approximately 130,000 km (81,000 miles) away from Titan.


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