Storm Brews Over Titan's Tropical Desert

Gemini North adaptive optics image of Titan showing storm feature (bright area). Titan is about 0.8 arcsecond across in this 2.12 micron near-infrared image obtained on April 14, 2008 (UTC). Note to photo editors: This image is provided at full pixel resolution and is not available at higher resolution due to the nature of these data.

Credit:

Gemini Observatory/AURA/Henry Roe, Lowell Observatory/Emily Schaller, Insitute for Astronomy, University of Hawai‘i

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Id:gemini0905b
Type:Planetary
Release date:Aug. 12, 2009, 8 p.m.
Related releases:gemini0905
Size:509 x 456 px

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BandWavelengthTelescope
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