Titan

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

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.

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