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Titan Touchdown
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Titan Touchdown
"I envisioned Titan as having a very stormy and wind-blown surface with a very rough and scoured landscape. From research reports I determined that the colors should be reddish-orange with dark, heavy clouds."

Probably my most perplexing problem was trying to determine where the Huygens' camera landing light was located.

No attempt was made to show Saturn in the piece since even without the heavy cloud cover the planet would not have been visible at the time from the chosen landing site."

Frank Hettick   © 2004
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