Mysterious Clouds swirl ice on Saturn’s Moon.
Pilar mysterious cloud as high as 200-mile crashing out of the misty atmosphere of Saturn’s ice moon, Titan.
NASA Scientists puzzled describes Cassini orbiting satellite images ‘vortex’ at the moon’s south pole.
These findings can now open insight into the mysterious atmosphere of Saturn moon, the past seven years and the 300-foot dunes chemically frozen across the planet’s surface.
The pole formation that looks similar to the one seen on the Earth’s oceans, according to the NASA team.
Tony Del Genio, saying, “But unlike Earth, where the layer just above the surface, this one is located at very high altitude, so the likelihood of response to stratospheric cooling Titan as seasonal.”
Image from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft shows the concentration of high-altitude haze and realized vortex at the south pole of Saturn’s moon, Titan, is a sign that a number of seasons will be back at Saturn’s largest moon.
Size of gravity suggests that Titan may have a subsurface ocean – the sea is believed to be made of water with a depth of several hundred kilometers.
It seems to cover an entire month under the 100 kilometers of ice.
Cassini first time seeing a ‘veil’ in elevation fog and vortex, which is the mass velocity of the gas in the atmosphere around the pole, at Titan’s north pole when the first spacecraft arrived at Saturn system, 2004.
At the time, northern winter. Several instruments have been seen in Titan’s atmosphere above the South Pole as a sign of the southern winter arrives.
“We have seen the concentration of aerosols formed about 200 miles above the surface of Titan’s south pole,” said Christophe Sotin, VIMS team member of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in Pasadena, California. “We here have never seen this level of aerosols before, so we knew this was something new.”