Saturday, June 30, 2012

Titan's Internal Structure

A possible scenario for the internal structure of Titan, which includes a global subsurface ocean beneath an icy outer shell, as inferred by radio science data collected by the Cassini spacecraft.

Illustration credit: Angelo Tavani

Note: For more information, see Titan's Tides Point to Hidden Ocean; also,
PIA15607: Inside Titan (Author's Concept)
and Cassini Finds Likely Subsurface Ocean on Saturn Moon.

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