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  1. Titan By : Tiffani Szeto & Emily Dukeman

  2. What is Titan? • Titan is Saturn’s moon How Big? • Titan’s diameter is 5,150 kilometers

  3. Low gravity 0.127 is the average number of gravity

  4. Distance from the Sun • Titans distance from the sun is about 1,427,000,000 kilometers away

  5. Rotation/Revolution Length of Day: 16 Earth days Length of Year: 29.7 Earth years! (When your 30 here, you’d be 1 there!!!)

  6. Temperature range • The average temperature is -179°C

  7. Atmospheric Conditions • Thick dense atmosphere • Mostly nitrogen and a little methane gas • Windy • Looks orange from methane gas (poisonous gas)

  8. Surface Features • Rocky ground • Many hills • Mountains • Dunes

  9. Mythology • In Greek Mythology the Titans were a family of giants. • There were 6 boys and 6 girls. • They were god-like giants considered to be the personifications of the forces of nature.

  10. Fun Facts!!!!! • Titan is Saturn’s largest moon. • It’s the only moon in the Solar System with an atmosphere present • The atmosphere creates a possibility for life • Titan was discovered by C. Hugens in 1655

  11. Bibliography Sparrow, Giles. Cosmos. London: Science Explorer 2005 Print Sparrow, Giles. Saturn. Chicago IL: Heinemann Library Print Saturn and Uranus. China: World Book. 2007 Print Science Explorer. Needham, MA: Practice Hall, 2002 Print “The Surface of Titan”. Windows of the Universe. Randy Russel. Jan. 30, 2005. Web. March 1, 2011