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Titan Radar Mapper observations from Cassini's T3 fly-by

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DOI: 10.1038/nature04786

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Abstract

Cassini's Titan Radar Mapper imaged the surface of Saturn's moon Titan on its February 2005 fly-by (denoted T3), collecting high-resolution synthetic-aperture radar and larger-scale radiometry and scatterometry data. These data provide the first definitive identification of impact craters on the surface of Titan, networks of fluvial channels and surficial dark streaks that may be longitudinal dunes. Here we describe this great diversity of landforms. We conclude that much of the surface thus far imaged by radar of the haze-shrouded Titan is very young, with persistent geologic activity. ?? 2006 Nature Publishing Group.

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Journal Article
Title:
Titan Radar Mapper observations from Cassini's T3 fly-by
Series title:
Nature
DOI:
10.1038/nature04786
Volume
441
Issue:
7094
Year Published:
2006
Language:
English
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Nature
First page:
709
Last page:
713