Northern Summer on Titan
brings summer to planet Earth's northern hemisphere.
But the northern summer
for ringed planet Saturn over three years ago on May 24, 2017.
the gas giant,
Saturn's moon Titan experiences the
Larger than inner planet Mercury, Titan was captured in this
Cassini spacecraft image
about two weeks after its northern summer began.
The near-infrared view finds bright methane clouds drifting through
Titan's dense, hazy atmosphere
as seen from a distance of about 507,000 kilometers.
Below the clouds, dark
its fully illuminated north pole.
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