PDA

View Full Version : Hazy Layers on Titan



Fraser
2006-Mar-21, 04:48 AM
SUMMARY: This is a composite photograph consisting of 24 photos taken by Cassini of Saturn's moon Titan. Up at the top of Titan it's possible to see several layers of clouds in the atmosphere. The top layer is at an altitude of 500 km (300 miles) and probably consists of water ice. Why the atmosphere is separate like this is still a mystery, but scientists think it might have something to do with waves in the atmosphere.

View full article (http://www.universetoday.com/am/publish/titan_stratospheric_haze.html)
What do you think about this story? post your comments below.