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Blue-violet methane layers bathe Saturn's moon Titan in a gentle light



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Blue-violet methane layers bathe Saturn's moon Titan in a gentle light
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Surrounded by blue-violet stratospheric layers of methane, Saturn's moon Titan appears bathed in a gentle, sand-yellow colour. In January 2005, the European probe Huygens will touch down on the mysterious, completely cloud-covered moon and transmit images and data from the surface to Earth via the Cassini orbiter. Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute.
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