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Could Saturn's largest moon Titan house a giant underground water ocean?

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posted on May, 6 2011 @ 10:30 AM
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Researchers used radar aboard Nasa's Cassini spacecraft to see through Titan's dense atmosphere.
They found that, over a period of time, a number of prominent surface features shifted their position by up to 19 miles.
This suggests that Titan's crust is moving because it rests on liquid made of water and ammonia, the scientists said.



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I know this is an old topic of discussion but although still not proven to contain water,i believe Titan could be our greatest chance of possibly finding alien life in our solar system,sadly i dont think i will ever find out in my lifetime,what with the distance any spacecraft has to travel but it will be interesting to see what their next mission plan to Titan will be if any!!! please click the link for the full story.
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posted on May, 6 2011 @ 10:36 AM
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I seen a documentary on this a few days ago. As you say the surface is shifting and cracking and patterns of the cracks point to the crust floating on a liquid.



posted on May, 6 2011 @ 10:44 AM
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They don't know if there is water below titans surface its only a guess. Given what we know is on its surface I think liquid hydrocarbons is more likely.

As far as life is concerned the known water below the icy surface of Europa is a far far more likely candidate.



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