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What's Baking on Titan?


Titan feature

NASA's Cassini spacecraft obtained this image of a feature shaped like a hot cross bun in the northern region of Titan that bears a striking resemblance to a similar feature on Venus.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASI

Radar images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal some new curiosities on the surface of Saturn's mysterious moon Titan, including a nearly circular feature that resembles a giant hot cross bun and shorelines of ancient seas. The results were presented today at the American Astronomical Society's Division of Planetary Sciences conference in Reno, Nev.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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