The Zen Gardens Of Titan

The Zen Gardens Of Titan

Zen gardens on titan.jpg


The Cassini spacecraft has provided us with so many amazing images during its mission. This latest image conjures up the tranquility of a Japanese zen garden with its carefully raked lines. The image is actually taken of Saturn’s largest moon Titan. The dunes are caused by a gentle wind that chnages direction throughout the year causing organic materials to pile up into these dunes.


To read more visit:


http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2014/04/Cassini_captures_familiar_forms_on_Titan_s_dunes


Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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