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  1. Titan

  2. Basic Information • Discovered in 1655 • Christiaan Huygens • Moon of Saturn

  3. Atmosphere • Mainly nitrogen and methane • The only moon to hold onto a substantial atmosphere • The orange color comes from the Sun’s ultra violet rays breaking up methane molecules

  4. Lakes on Titan • Titan has oceans, lakes, and rivers of liquid methane and ethane • It has a methane/ethane cycle much like we have a water cycle here on Earth

  5. Pictures from the Surface