Map of Titan's Surface

Map of Titan taken with NACO at 1.28 micron (a methane window allowing it to probe down to the surface). On the leading side of Titan, the bright equatorial feature ("Xanadu") is dominating. On the trailing side, the landing site of the Huygens probe is indicated.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0505b
Type:Observation
Release date:24 February 2005
Related releases:eso0505
Size:1301 x 651 px

About the Object

Name:Titan
Type:Solar System : Planet : Satellite
Category:Solar System

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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
Near-IR
1.28 nmVery Large Telescope
NACO

 

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