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Cassini Images Huygens Landing Site
02.25.08
 
Cassini to Image Huygens Landing Site flyby 41 Artist concept of Titan flyby. Image credit: NASA/JPL A little more than three years after the Huygens probe landed on Saturn's moon Titan, Cassini's radar instrument got another look at the landing area during a successful flyby on Feb. 22.

This area was previously viewed with radar but with lower resolution. Having radar data of this area from two flybys may provide valuable information about its topography. Radar also imaged Hotei Arcus, which appears as a bright spot to Cassini's infrared cameras. Having radar coverage over this region might shed light on this mysterious spot.