Titan News

November 30, 2005: First Huygens results published in Nature

March 31, 2005: Cassini Titan flyby "T4".

February 24, 2005: [ESO Press release] VLT NACO Performs Outstanding Observations of Titan's Atmosphere and Surface

February 15, 2005: Cassini Titan flyby "T3". Radar images of a huge crater.

February 10, 2005: First measurement of Titan's winds from Huygens.

January 21, 2005: Press conferrence on scientific result.

Movie of the descent

Camera raw images

Sound of Titan

January 14, 2005: [UC Berkeley press release] Keck telescope captures Titan but misses Huygens

January 14, 2005: !!!Successfull entry, descent and landing on Titan!!!

December 17, 2004: Titan 'b' flyby first results

November 8, 2004: New radar image of Titan's surface

October 29, 2004: [ESA press release] The surface of Titan seen by the Cassini radar

October 28, 2004: [ESA press release] Titan, close and in false color

Octobre 27, 2004: [ESA press release] Titan flyby: revealing Titan's surface.

Octobre 21, 2004: [ESA press release] the sound of Titan

[ESA Press release] [French] Au delà de la Terre - L'Europe explore le système solaire

Sept 2, 2004: Referred publications on Titan

VLT/NACO adaptive optics imaging of Titan, Astronomy and Astrophysics, v.417, p.L21-L24 (2004)

Products of meteoric metal ion chemistry within planetary atmospheres. 1. Mg+ at Titan, Icarus, Volume 171, Issue 1, p. 199-209

A coupled dynamics-microphysics model of Titan's atmosphere, Icarus, Volume 170, Issue 2, p. 443-462

Titan's surface and rotation: new results from Voyager 1 images, Icarus, Volume 170, Issue 1, p. 113-124

New perspectives on Titan's upper atmosphere from a reanalysis of the Voyager 1 UVS solar occultations, Icarus, Volume 170, Issue 1, p. 91-112

A new VLT surface map of Titan at 1.575 microns, Astronomy and Astrophysics, v.421, p.L17-L20 (2004)

Current state of modeling the photochemistry of Titan's mutually dependent atmosphere and ionosphere, Journal of Geophysical Research, Volume 109, Issue E6

Seasonal variation of Titan's stratospheric ethylene (C2H4) observed, Icarus, Volume 169, Issue 2, p. 440-461

Speckle imaging of Titan at 2 microns: surface albedo, haze optical depth, and tropospheric clouds 1996-1998, Icarus, Volume 169, Issue 2, p. 429-439

Titan's haze structure in 1999 from spatially-resolved narrowband imaging surrounding the 0.94 ?m methane window, Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 31, Issue 17

Dynamics of an ice continent on Titan, Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 31, Issue 17

A new 1.6-micron map of Titan's surface, Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 31, Issue 17

Stochastic Models of Hot Planetary and Satellite Coronas: Suprathermal Nitrogen in Titan's Upper Atmosphere, Solar System Research, v. 38, Issue 3, p. 178-188 (2004)

Seasonal change in Titan's haze 1992-2002 from Hubble Space Telescope observations, Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 31, Issue 10


August 31, 2004: Database GCM Titan (at LMD)

August 6, 2004: [ESA press release] Purple haze around Titan

July 4, 2004: Titan's Surface Revealed

July 3, 2004: Cassini's images of Titan taken during the To flyby

May 12, 2004: The Veils of Titan.

April 19, 2004: Referred publications on Titan in 2004

Energy dissipation of possible Titan lightning strokes, Planetary and Space Science, Volume 52, Issue 5-6, p. 447-458

Formation of methane in comet impacts: implications for Earth, Mars, and Titan, Icarus, Volume 168, Issue 2, p. 475-483

Laboratory experiments of Titan tholin formed in cold plasma at various pressures: implications for nitrogen-containing polycyclic aromatic compounds in Titan haze, Icarus, Volume 168, Issue 2, p. 344-366.

VLT/NACO adaptive optics imaging of Titan, Astronomy and Astrophysics, v.417, p.L21-L24

Titan's 5-micron lightcurve, Icarus, Volume 168, Issue 1, p. 209-214

Reflectance spectra of hydrated Titan tholins at cryogenic temperatures and implications for compositional interpretation of red objects in the outer Solar System, Icarus, Volume 168, Issue 1, p. 158-162.

An estimate of the D/H ratio in Jupiter and Saturn's regular icy satellites - Implications for the Titan Huygens mission, Astronomy and Astrophysics, v.414, p.1165-1168

Ambient ion distributions in Saturn's magnetosphere near Titan during a non-Voyager type interaction, Advances in Space Research, Volume 33, Issue 2, p. 221-226.

The ionosphere of Titan: an updated theoretical model, Advances in Space Research, Volume 33, Issue 2, p. 212-215

April 15, 2004: [Berkeley press release] Keck Telescope images yield movie of Titan's hydrocarbon haze

April 14, 2004: [ESO press release] A "Dragon" on the Surface of Titan

April 14, 2004: [ESA News] Anniversary of the birth of Christiaan Huygens

April, 8, 2004: [ESA postcard] Closing in: Cassini-Huygens view of Saturn

April, 2, 2004: [ESA News] ESA's 'shipping forecast' - from Titan!

April, 1, 2004: [ESO press release] Titanic Weather Forecasting

March, 31, 2004: [BBC News] Huge waves on Titan move slowly

March, 30, 2004: [ESA press release] From discovery to encounter: international conference on Saturn's moon Titan

March, 16, 2004: X-ray measurement of Titan's atmospheric extent

March 12, 2004: Clumps in the F Ring

Feb. 27. 2004: Approach to saturn

Feb. 18, 2004: Keck Observatory Titan Monitoring Project

Feb. 16, 2004: [Spacedaily news] Titan Is Ideal Lab For Oceanography, Meteorology

Dec. 12, 2003: Why Astrobiologists Look to Titan

Dec. 1, 2003: Summary of the Titan occultation observations

Nov. 14, 2003: Titan Star occultations

Oct. 2003: Radar evidence for liquid surface on Titan

Sept. 2003: 2 Titan sessions at the DPS meeting.

July 2003: Impact of aerosols present in Titan's atmosphere on the CASSINI radar experiment, Rodriguez et al., Icarus, 164, p213, 2003.