@stro object for the week of 10/04/1999
courtesy of SEDS
is a moon of Saturn and was discovered in 1655 by Dutch astronomer
Christian Huygens. Titan is thought to be composed of 1/2 ice and
1/2 rock with possible oceans of liquid methane. It will be the
target of the Huygens probe due to be dropped from the Cassini space
probe in November 2004.
physical information for Saturn (northern hemisphere):