This image was taken during Cassini's close approach to Titan on March 31, 2005.
The image was taken in visible violet light with the wide angle camera and from a distance of 10,175 kilometers (6,324 miles) from Titan. Resolution in the image is 611 meters (2,000 feet) per pixel.
The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the Cassini-Huygens mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. 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.