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Cassini Tracks Clouds Developing Over a Titan Sea

13 Aug 2014, 14:47 UTC
Cassini Tracks Clouds Developing Over a Titan Sea
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Cool animated GIF. –Ben Cassini Tracks Clouds Developing Over a Titan Sea This animated sequence of Cassini images shows methane clouds moving above the large methane sea on Saturn’s moon Titan known as Ligeia Mare. ? Full image and caption August 12, 2014 NASA’s Cassini spacecraft recently captured images of clouds moving across the northern […]

Cool animated GIF.
–Ben
Cassini Tracks Clouds Developing Over a Titan Sea
This animated sequence of Cassini images shows methane clouds moving above
the large methane sea on Saturn’s moon Titan known as Ligeia Mare.
? Full image and caption
August 12, 2014
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft recently captured images of clouds moving across
the northern hydrocarbon seas of Saturn’s moon Titan. This renewed weather
activity, considered overdue by researchers, could finally signal the
onset of summer storms that atmospheric models have long predicted.
A movie showing the clouds’ movement is available at:
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/details.php?id=PIA18420A
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2014-274

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