Saturn moon Titan may harbor ocean below surface – Yahoo! News

Saturn moon Titan may harbor ocean below surface – Yahoo! News.

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Water on Titan, Saturn’s moon

This is amazing news. Imagine the possibilities. Sounds like the theme of the movie Prometheus. Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun. Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second largest planet in the Solar System, after Jupiter. Named after theRoman god Saturn, its astronomical symbol () represents the god’s sickle. Saturn is a gas giant with an average radius about nine times that of EarthTitan (or Saturn VI) is the largest moon of Saturn. It is the only natural satellite known to have a dense atmosphere, and the only object other than Earth for which clear evidence of stable bodies of surface liquid has been found.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists reported Thursday on the strongest sign yet that Saturn’s giant moon may have a salty ocean beneath its chilly surface.
If confirmed, it would catapult Titan into an elite class of solar system moons harboring water, an essential ingredient for life.
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