Category: titan

ON THIS DAY: Behold Titan and Rhea, the larges…

ON THIS DAY: Behold Titan and Rhea, the largest and second largest of Saturn’s moons, observed by the Cassini space probe on June 16, 2011.

(NASA/JPL)

Ed Valigursky cover art for Trouble on Titan b…

Ed Valigursky cover art for Trouble on Titan by Alan E. Nourse, 1967.

Planet Saturn and moon Titan, observed by the …

Planet Saturn and moon Titan, observed by the Cassini space probe on May 10, 2006. (NASA)

Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini…

Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on April 16, 2005.

(NASA)

Behold Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by the …

Behold Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini probe on April 16, 2005.

(NASA)

Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini…

Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on April 4, 2016.

TODAY IN HISTORY: Dutch astronomer Christiaan …

TODAY IN HISTORY: Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens discovered Titan, moon of Saturn, on March 25, 1655. Huygens used a 50 power refracting telescope of his own design.

(Sources: Smithsonian, NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

Titan, moon of Saturn, observed on March 16, 2…

Titan, moon of Saturn, observed on March 16, 2015 by the Cassini space probe.

Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini…

Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini probe on March 6, 2016.

Behold Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by the …

Behold Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on December 14, 2009. (Kevin Gill)