Imaging of Titan from the Cassini spacecraft

@article{Porco2005ImagingOT,
  title={Imaging of Titan from the Cassini spacecraft},
  author={Carolyn C. Porco and Emily J. Baker and J. M. Barbara and Kevin Beurle and Andre Brahic and Joseph A. Burns and S{\'e}bastien Charnoz and Nicholas J. Cooper and D. D. Dawson and Anthony D. Genio and Tilmann Denk and Luke Dones and Ulyana Anatolyevna Dyudina and Michael W. Evans and S. Fussner and Bernd Giese and Kevin R. Grazier and P. Helfenstein and Andrew P. Ingersoll and Robert A. Jacobson and Torrence V. Johnson and Alfred S. McEwen and Carl D. Murray and Gerhard Neukum and W. M. Owen and J. E. Perry and Thomas Roatsch and Joseph Nicholas Spitale and Steven W. Squyres and Peter C. Thomas and Matthew S. Tiscareno and Elizabeth P. Turtle and Ashwin R. Vasavada and Joseph Frank Veverka and Roland J. Wagner and Robert A. West},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2005},
  volume={434},
  pages={159-168}
}
Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, is the only satellite in the Solar System with a substantial atmosphere. The atmosphere is poorly understood and obscures the surface, leading to intense speculation about Titan's nature. Here we present observations of Titan from the imaging science experiment onboard the Cassini spacecraft that address some of these issues. The images reveal intricate surface albedo features that suggest aeolian, tectonic and fluvial processes; they also show a few circular… 

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