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Titan 'Rev 138' Raw Preview #1
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Titan 'Rev 138' Raw Preview #1
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  This raw, unprocessed image of Titan was taken on September 27, 2010 and received on Earth September 28, 2010. The camera was pointing toward Titan at approximately 1282259 kilometers away, and the image was taken using the CL1 and CB3 filters. The image has not been validated or calibrated. A validated/calibrated image will be archived with the Planetary Data System in 2011.

The Cassini Equinox Mission is a joint United States and European endeavor. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Cassini orbiter was designed, developed and assembled at JPL. The imaging team consists of scientists from the US, England, France, and Germany. The imaging operations center and team lead (Dr. C. Porco) are based at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colo.

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Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Released: September 28, 2010
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Alliance Member Comments
astroboy70 (Sep 29, 2010 at 3:14 PM):
Very neat.
jmason (Sep 29, 2010 at 9:10 AM):
IVAN3MAN: Thanks for catching that typo. The caption should read 2011 rather than 2000. I've fixed it now. - Joe Mason
IVAN3MAN (Sep 28, 2010 at 11:25 PM):
"A validated/calibrated image will be archived with the Planetary Data System in 2000."

Er... "in 2000"?