Category Archives: Huygens

When Huygens met Titan

This is a great new animation showing, from various views, the final descent of the Huygens probe to Titan on January 14, 2005, after it separated from the Cassini orbiter. Take a look!

The rains of Titan

For the first time, the Cassini spacecraft has documented extensive rainstorms in the equatorial regions of Titan. The rains were already known to fill the many lakes near the moon’s north and south poles, but now also appear to occur at lower latitudes, in seasonal cycles reminiscent of those on Earth, except of course, that Continue Reading →


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