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Liquid Lake on Titan

by on Jul.30, 2008, under Around the Solar System, Newsflash

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PASADENA, Calif. Using data from an instrument aboard the Cassini spacecraft, NASA scientists have concluded that at least one of the large lakes observed on Saturn’s moon Titan contains liquid hydrocarbons, and have positively identified the presence of ethane. This makes Titan the only body in our solar system beyond Earth known to have liquid […]

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Cassini-Huygens Spots Ocean Below the Surface of Titan

by on Mar.03, 2008, under Around the Solar System

Water inside Titan

In a paper appearing in the Mar. 21 issue of Science, Cassini scientists speculate there may be a layer of liquid water and ammonia some 100 kilometres (62 miles) below the surface of Titan. Titan is Saturn’s largest moon. It lies 1 billion kilometres (620 million miles) from the Sun, nine times the distance that […]

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