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Cassini to See the Sun Set and Rise on Titan
06.07.07
 
During Cassini's flyby if Titan on June 13, 2007, scientists will take advantage of a rare geometry to take detailed measurements of the atmosphere by imaging the sun as it passes behind Titan and its thick, banded atmosphere.

Thanks to its onboard Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph, scientists will be able to probe the highest part of Titan's atmosphere.

artist concept of June 13, 2007, Titan flyby Image right: Artist concept of June 13, 2007, Titan flyby Image credit: NASA/JPL