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First images from Titan
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First images from Titan

14/01/2005 1276 views 3 likes
ESA / Science & Exploration / Space Science / Cassini-Huygens

This is one of the first raw images returned by the ESA Huygens probe during its successful descent.

It was taken from an altitude of 16.2 kilometres with a resolution of approximately 40 metres per pixel. It apparently shows short, stubby drainage channels leading to a shoreline.

Credit: ESA/NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

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