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Cassini Flies by Titan's South Pole
11.29.07
 
Artist concept of Titan flyby Image right: Artist concept of Titan flyby. Image credit: NASA/JPL

The Cassini spacecraft will perform a southern hemisphere pass of Titan's surface on Dec. 5, 2007. The infrared camera will perform high-resolution imaging of a dark region called Ontario Lacus, which may be a large lake, first spotted by the imaging cameras in 2005. The Huygens probe landing site will also be imaged.