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Caption: This image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in January 2012 shows Saturn's moon Titan in near natural colours. The orange-yellowsh colour stems from a layer of partially charged hyodrocarbon compounds. In the visible light, Titan's surface remains largely hidden below the opaque atmosphere.

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Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute Credit Link
Related glossary terms: Moons , Titan
Categories: Solar System

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Caption: Cette image prise par la sonde Cassini de la NASA en janvier 2012 montre Titan, satellite de Saturne, dans des couleurs proches de la réalité. La couleur orange-jaune provient d'une couche de composés hyodrocarbonés partiellement chargés. Dans le visible, la surface de Titan reste largement masquée par l'atmosphère opaque.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
Related glossary terms: Moons , Titan
Caption translation status: Not yet approved by a reviewer
Caption translators: Gilles Remy

Caption: Questa immagine, scattata dalla sonda Cassini della NASA nel gennaio 2012, mostra la luna di Saturno - Titano - con colori quasi naturali. Il colore arancio-giallastro deriva da uno strato di composti di idrocarburi parzialmente carichi. Nella luce visibile, la superficie di Titano rimane in gran parte nascosta dall'atmosfera opaca.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Istituto di Scienza dello Spazio
Related glossary terms: Lune , Titano
Caption translation status: Approved by a reviewer
Caption translators: Giuliana Giobbi
Caption reviewers: Rosa Valiante, Rodolfo Canestrari