CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS
Global Titan Approach Movie

Global Titan Approach Movie
PIA 06137

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Global Titan Approach Movie
PIA 06137

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  This 44-hour movie shows the approach to Titan. During this movie, the planet rotates through about 40 degrees and the range varies from 1.8 million to 700,000 km. Clouds are seen forming and evolving near the south pole.

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.

For more information about the Cassini-Huygens mission, visit and the Cassini imaging team home page,

Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Released: October 27, 2004 (PIA 06137)
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