Color Photos Reveal Details of Titan's Surface

Surface of Titan

hide captionThis image was returned January 14, 2005, by the European Space agency's (ESA) Huygens probe during its successful descent to land on Titan.

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Photos of Saturn's cloudy moon Titan reveal a pumpkin-orange surface, a pale-orange sky and a fascinating landscape etched with dark ditches and dark seas of unknown origin and composition. NPR's Richard Harris reports.



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