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Cassini to Confirm if Titan's 'Caspian Sea' is Liquid-Filled
Cassini to Confirm if Titan's 'Caspian Sea' is Liquid-Filled
9 May 2007
(Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

For Cassini's next flyby of Titan on May 12, 2007, the radar instrument was originally pointing north of where it is now pointed. Due to the discovery of probable large seas on Titan, Cassini's quick-thinking team repointed the radar instrument south, so it could fly over a large, expansive dark area dubbed the "Caspian Sea.

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