In Saturn Orbit - July 5, 2006 -- Sunlight streams through the high-altitude haze layer that extends completely around the giant moon, Titan, in this view of the moon taken by the Cassini spacecraft. Some fine structure can be spotted in the ever-shifting hazes in Titan's northern polar reaches to the top.  The distant sky beyond Titan (5,150 kilometers, or 3,200 miles across) is not empty, but instead is filled in the lower half by the barely visible, immense bulk of Saturn 1.3 million kilometers (800,000 miles) beyond. The view is toward the night side of both worlds.  Titan's image is saturated, or over exposed, near the five o'clock position, obscuring the details in the atmosphere.  The image was taken in visible light with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera on June 2, 2006 at a distance of approximately 2.3 million kilometers (1.4 million miles) from Titan and at a Sun-Titan-spacecraft, or phase, angle of 163 degrees. Image scale is 14 kilometers (9 miles) per pixel on Titan..Credit: NASA-JPL-SSI via CNP
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Amazing Hazes -- July 5, 2006
In Saturn Orbit - July 5, 2006 -- Sunlight streams through the high-altitude haze layer that extends completely around the giant moon, Titan, in this view of the moon taken by the Cassini spacecraft. Some fine structure can be spotted in the ever-shifting hazes in Titan's northern polar reaches to the top. The distant sky beyond Titan (5,150 kilometers, or 3,200 miles across) is not empty, but instead is filled in the lower half by the barely visible, immense bulk of Saturn 1.3 million kilometers (800,000 miles) beyond. The view is toward the night side of both worlds. Titan's image is saturated, or over exposed, near the five o'clock position, obscuring the details in the atmosphere. The image was taken in visible light with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera on June 2, 2006 at a distance of approximately 2.3 million kilometers (1.4 million miles) from Titan and at a Sun-Titan-spacecraft, or phase, angle of 163 degrees. Image scale is 14 kilometers (9 miles) per pixel on Titan..Credit: NASA-JPL-SSI via CNP

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Date: 7 Jul 2006
Location: In Saturn Orbit
Credit: NASA-JPL-SSI via CNP
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