Cassini Flies by Titan's South Pole

Raw image of Titan Raw image of Titan was taken on December 05, 2007 and received on Earth December 06, 2007. Image credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
  • submit to reddit

December 06, 2007

The Cassini spacecraft performed a southern hemisphere pass of Titan's surface on Dec. 5. The infrared camera took high-resolution images 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 was also imaged.

+ Raw, or unprocessed, images

Media contact: Carolina Martinez/JPL
818-354-9382

Related Links

+ Cassini home page



NASA Administrator Charles Bolden (left) and Chairman K. Radhakrishnan of the Indian Space Research Organisation U.S., India to Collaborate on Earth, Mars Missions

› Read more

Mysterious Changing Feature in Ligeia Mare Cassini Watches Mysterious Feature Evolve in Titan Sea

› Read more

Image depicts the primary landing site on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta to Deploy Lander on November 12

› Read more


Get JPL Updates
Sign Up for JPL UpdatesRegister today and receive up-to-the-minute e-mail alerts delivered directly to your inbox.
Sign Up for JPL Updates