posted on Sep, 30 2014 @ 07:49 AM
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted an odd islandlike feature in Ligeia Mare, one of Titan's largest hydrocarbon seas. Scientists don't know what to
make of the feature, which has apparently doubled in size over the past year or so, from about 30 square miles to 60 square miles (78 to 155 square
"Science loves a mystery, and with this enigmatic feature, we have a thrilling example of ongoing change on Titan," Cassini radar team deputy leader
Stephen Wall, of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, said in a statement. "We're hopeful that we'll be able to continue watching
the changes unfold and gain insights about what's going on in that alien sea."
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So only a few possible explanations have been suggested so far, and they are: 'Rising Bubbles?' or 'Surface Waves?' or maybe a change in seasons?
It could also be floating solids, solids that are suspended just below the surface or perhaps something more exotic???.
Titan is a fascinating moon, I hope I am still here when we finally land something significant on it.
edit on 31-07-2014 by skyblueworld because: (no reason given)