CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS

Stormy Descent

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Stormy Descent
"Here we see the Huygens probe at a later stage in its descent than is seen in "The Quiet Sea." Ground features are now visible, and there is a steady rain of hydrocarbons. I did this image many years before the encounter -- it so happens that (as far as I am aware) there in fact was no storm during the descent!"

Mark A. Garlick   © 2000
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