NASA's Cassini Reveals Surprises with Titan's Lakes
Tuesday, 16 April 2019 () Pasadena CA (JPL) Apr 16, 2019
On its final flyby of Saturn's largest moon in 2017, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gathered radar data revealing that the small liquid lakes in Titan's northern hemisphere are surprisingly deep, perched atop hills and filled with methane. The new findings, published April 15 in Nature Astronomy, are the first confirmation of just how deep some of Titan's lakes are (more than 300 feet, or 100 m
According to a report by Geek.com, new findings by NASA's Cassini mission has shed light on the bizarre water cycle of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. The only planetary body, besides the Earth, known to have stable liquid on its surface, Titan's northern hemisphere has deep liquid lakes that stretch...