Saturn’s moon Titan sports phantom hydrocarbon lakes

Three features that were filled with liquid appear to have dried up

mosaic image of Titan

I SPY  The northern region of Saturn’s moon Titan is dotted with hydrocarbon seas and lakes (shown in this false-color mosaic image created from radar data). Now three lakes in the area appear to have disappeared before Cassini’s eyes.

NASA, JPL-Caltech, ASI, USGS

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