noaoann04026 — Announcement
New Clouds Add to Titan’s Mystery
20 December 2004
Using adaptive optics on the Gemini North and Keck II telescopes on Mauna Kea, Hawai’i, a U.S. team has discovered a new phenomenon in the atmosphere of Saturn’s largest moon Titan. Unlike previous observations showing storms at the south pole, these new images reveal atmospheric disturbances at Titan’s temperate mid latitudes—about halfway between the equator and the poles. Read the Gemini Press Release.