34Moons-3 - The Top Five Moons Io Europa Triton Enceladus Titan Enceladus Titan Enceladus Another Io Animation Just Sunlight Highest Temps At S

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The Top Five Moons Io Europa Triton Enceladus Titan Enceladus Enceladus Titan Titan Just Sunlight Highest Temps At S. Pole Concentrated at Center of cracks Enceladus: Another Io? • What questions does this make you ask? Animation
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Titan [2003] Second-largest moon in SS thick atmosphere! Sublimation • N 2 (90%), methane, ethane • N comes from dissociated NH 3 • methane, ethane are greenhouse gases • ethane may condense: clouds, rain, oceans/lakes/ponds/erosion??? Geology unknown due to thick atmosphere Titan [2007] thick atmosphere from sublimation N 2 (90%), methane, ethane methane clouds, rain, intermittent lakes? Geology Erosion!!!!!!!!!! Volcanism, Tectonics A few impact craters Cassini-Huygens Probe Landed on Titan Jan. 2005
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Atmospheric pressure at surface ~1.5 bars Upper haze layers Photochemical smog Temps ~80-90K = -300 F Ethane rain Does Titan have a "hydrological cycle" like Earth but with ethane instead of water? Cassini radar
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course ASTR 1010 taught by Professor Bagenal,fr during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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34Moons-3 - The Top Five Moons Io Europa Triton Enceladus Titan Enceladus Titan Enceladus Another Io Animation Just Sunlight Highest Temps At S

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