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ASI: an ocean beneath Titan’s icy surface
Rome, Italy - The first indications from the space probe "Cassini"
Titan: Saturn’s largest moon, and the second largest in the solar system. A fascinating celestial body with unique features. At a distance of more than a billion kilometres from the Sun (nine times the Earth-Sun distance), its surface, a mixture of water ice and liquid hydrocarbons, is at a temperature of -180° C. T. In such a cold environment, hydrocarbon lakes fill large areas. The satellite is su...
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