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Mystery Photo

What in the world is it?

Mystery Photo

Don’t peek at the answer until you’ve given this a good try! Then, scroll down a bit and the truth will be revealed to you.

Image Credit: NASA

Close-up of an earthworm tunnel? A scanning electron microscopic image of scar tissue? Well, the answer is actually out of this world. It’s a mosaic of 17 images made from a special camera aboard the European Space Agency’s Huygens probe on its way to the surface of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan! The images shows some lumpy terrain seen from an altitude of 800 meters (2,625 feet). The area covered is approximately 1,300 meters (4,265 feet) across (north at the top of the image). The smallest visible objects visible are less than five meters (16 feet) across, and the dark channels are 30 to 40 meters (98 to 131 feet) wide. For more information about the Cassini-Huygens mission visit

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