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Titan has a belt of ice 6300 kilometres long that shouldn't be there

29 Apr 2019, 16:00 UTC
Titan has a belt of ice 6300 kilometres long that shouldn't be there NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

Titan has a huge ice belt near its equator, and we don’t know how it got there. Most of the surface is covered in organic sediment that constantly rains from the sky, but one corridor 6300 kilometres long – about 40 per cent of the frigid moon’s circumference – seems to be bare ice.

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