Lakes on Saturn's moon Titan filled with liquid hydrocarbons like ethane and methane, not water

Monday, October 4, 2010 - 20:31 in Astronomy & Space

Titan, one of Saturn's moons, is the only moon in the solar system with an atmosphere -- ten times denser than the atmosphere of Earth. Five years ago, the Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn sent a probe through Titan's atmosphere, revealing that Titan is home to a landscape that includes hills, valleys and most notably lakes.

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