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Jan 18 2016
02:00 UTC

View over an alien world

View over an alien worldCopyright: ESA/NASA/JPL/University of ArizonaHi-res JPG (768. 25 kB) - Hi-res JPG (4. 20 MB)At first glance, this scene may look like a reptilian eye or a textured splash of orange paint, but it is actually a fish-eye view of Saturn's moon Titan. It was acquired at a height of about 5 km as ESA's Huygens probe, part of the international CassiniHuygens mission, descended through Titan's atmosphere before landing. In the late afternoon of 14 J

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