Seeing Through the Haze of Titan

Cassini gets a glimpse of Saturn’s moon’s surface.

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This infrared image taken by the Cassini spacecraft shows the surface underneath Titan's hazy atmosphere. According to NASA, "The dark features are believed to be vast dunes of hydrocarbon particles that precipitated out of Titan's atmosphere." Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute