Sincethe Cassini spacecraft has been orbiting Saturn, collecting gobs of data and images, resulting in major discoveries — from geysers and hydrothermal activity on Saturn's moon Enceladus to the dynamics of the planet's rings — plus some glorious artwork. Since all the data has been made available to the public, some enthusiasts have created their own images. NASA has called these "amateur images," but you'll likely be wowed beyond belief.
It's been a little while since I posted any Cassini pictures just because they were pretty, so here's a few recent ones, produced by amateurs from the images available on the Cassini raw images website. Read more: Dionepretty picturesTethysCassiniTitanamateur image processingSaturn's moonsmany worldsMimasSaturn's rings. Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.
Stratosphere : Titan is the largest moon of Saturn and the second-largest natural satellite in the Solar System. It is the only moon known to have a dense atmosphere.
While ESA slowly releases images from Huygens, full collections of Huygens imagery have already been processed and refined well beyond anything ESA has done - and you can download them yourself. See Amateur compositions of the Huygens images for one spectacular example. This mosaic shows the 'drainiage systems' at Huygens landing site.
This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Published online 19 January Nature doi Mark Peplow.
In response to these requests GAP is proud to announce the newest addition to the family, the Titan. The Titan is a center fed GAP vertical, that provides a host of benefits in a rugged, yet manageable form. The Titan offers broad, continuous frequency coverage in a no tune, easy to assemble format.
Since the images of the Cassini-Huygens probe -- descending to Titan moon of Saturn -- have been published on the net, the people in IRC channel space on irc. Note that, since we are enthusiasts and not professionals, we are not responsible for the correctness of these images. This page summarizes the initial enthusiast results click the thumbnails for full sized versions. For more recent, higher quality compositions, visit the web site of Rene Pascal.
The landing of the Huygens probe on Titan made it onto the front page of nearly every newspaper in Europe and drew record numbers of visitors to the ESA Portal — external visitors, and 6. For the week of January we received 3 external visitors, viewing a total of The record was the publication of the first images from Titan during the press conference on 15 January when we received external visitors, with 6 page views.