Rain of Methane Spotted along Titan’s Equator

Friday, March 18th, 2011
 
A group of astronomers has reported that they have observed a rain of methane for the first time over the equatorial region of Titan, the largest moon on Saturn. Although clouds and rain have been spotted on Titan before, rains are only present over the poles and not along the equatorial region Compared to Earth’s tropical climate along equator, Titan’s equatorial region is covered in dunes and has a