Cassini did a close flyby of Titan the other day – Titan, of course, being the giant moon of Saturn that has a substantial atmosphere and lakes of liquid methane (natural gas to you and me). Want to see what Cassini saw through a specific filter as it sped away? Big animated gif beyond the jump.


Titan’s a really interesting place. Along with fellow Saturnian moon Enceladus and a moon of Jupiter called Europa, it’s one of the three bodies in the solar system where we’re most even slightly likely to find anything resembling life. clothing, mugs, stickers and more at Redbubble!

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