Titan Radar Swath (T-7 Flyby – Sept. 7, 2005)

Titan seen by Cassini Radar
August 22, 2011
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This image was obtained by Cassini's radar instrument during a flyby on Sept. 7, 2005.

The radar antenna was pointing toward Titan at an altitude of 1,075 kilometers (668 miles) during the closest approach.

For more information about the flyby, please see T-7 Flyby page.

The image has been processed with a resolution of 128 pixels/deg. The image is available within the NASA Planetary Data System.

The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate in Washington. The Cassini orbiter and its two onboard cameras were designed, developed and assembled at JPL.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech