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Cassini to View Titan from Bottom to Top
05.24.07
 
Cassini's science instruments will conduct observations of Titan during the May 28, 2007, flyby. As seen from Earth, Cassini will dip behind Titan near the south pole and re-emerge near the north pole. From this unique vantage point, Cassini's radio science instrument will use a radio signal to study the properties of Titan's atmosphere, and the infrared and visible-light cameras will image a bright surface feature on Titan named Dilmun.

artist concept of May 24, 2007 Titan flyby Image right: Upcoming flyby of Titan on May 28, 2007. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech