Titan’s Massive Dunes May Be a Comet and Moon Graveyard
April 1, 2024 4:46 PM   Subscribe

Titan’s Massive Dunes May Be a Comet and Moon Graveyard From the Early Solar System. A new modeling study suggests the dark dunes on Saturn’s largest moon are made of tiny particles created by crashing comets and moonlets billions of years ago.
posted by chariot pulled by cassowaries (4 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
 
I am sad that it appears I will not ever get to go hang out on Titan...

Seems like a cool moon.
posted by Windopaene at 5:18 PM on April 1


To paraphrase Janis Joplin -- Oh Lord could you send me an inertialess drive.
posted by y2karl at 10:50 PM on April 1 [3 favorites]


I am sad that it appears I will not ever get to go hang out on Titan...

Hopefully, we’ll all get to hang out there with Dragonfly when it arrives.
posted by Flight Hardware, do not touch at 6:56 AM on April 2


I'll just leave this here.
posted by evilDoug at 12:06 PM on April 2


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