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Recent Flyby of Titan by Cassini

By on Dec 3, 2012 in Pictures | 0 comments

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Titan’s South Pole

 

Titan is one of the only moon’s in our solar system that has an atmosphere. It’s amazing what they saw on the recent flyby of Titan. What they recently discovered is a swirling vortex of gas forming over the moon’s south pole. They say it’s a result of the upcoming winter for Titan.

Read more: http://www.universetoday.com/96209/cassini-spots-surprising-swirls-above-titans-south-pole/#ixzz2DzhVlnkA

 

Here is an animation of that south pole:

 

Titan itself

 

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Zain is a well travelled astronomy blogger and has been writing since 2013. He has a passion for science education and has been accepted into NASA social program for MAVEN launch. When he's not being a space cadet he's rock climbing outdoors with friends.

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