Photos Show Orange Titan 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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Color Photos Reveal Details of Titan's Surface

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Color Photos Reveal Details of Titan's Surface

Color Photos Reveal Details of Titan's Surface

Color Photos Reveal Details of Titan's Surface

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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.

This image was returned January 14, 2005, by the European Space agency's (ESA) Huygens probe during its successful descent to land on Titan. ESA/NASA/University of Arizona hide caption

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