NASA's Cassini Reveals Surprises with Titan's Lakes

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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...
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NASA’s Cassini Sheds Light On Bizarre Water Cycle Of Saturn’s Moon Titan
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 more than 300 feet below the surface. Geek.com reports that the Cassini's new data indicates that those deep lakes are not filled with H20, but rather methane and ethane, which behave as gases on Earth and liquids on Saturn's frozen moon.

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