Atmosphere Makes All the Difference

Cassini captured this image of Tethys (left) and Titan (right) about six weeks ago.

On the left, an airless ball, like our moon. Note the difference an atmosphere makes: the cloud layers of the orange moon ring our view of its globe. There’s also a second level of haze. And a little extra something at the north pole.


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Todd lives in the Pacific Northwest, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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