Titan's surface

Titan's trailing hemisphere with the Huygens landing site marked as an "X". The left image was taken with NACO and a narrow-band filter centred at 2 microns. On the right is the NACO/SDI image of the same location showing Titan's surface through the 1.6 micron methane window. A spherical projection with coordinates on Titan is overplotted.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0505a
Type:Observation
Release date:24 February 2005
Related releases:eso0505
Size:1423 x 657 px

About the Object

Name:Titan
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Satellite
• X - Solar System

Image Formats

Fullsize Original
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Large JPEG
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Screensize JPEG
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Wallpapers

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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Infrared
1600
Very Large Telescope
NACO
Infrared
2000
Very Large Telescope
NACO

 

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