Featured Image -- 26903

The moon Titan help teaches us about planets around other stars

Moons in the Solar System may help explain planets around other stars. My latest at the Space Trade Association

The Space Trade Association

How Studying Saturn Moon Titan Could Unlock Secrets of Alien Planets
[Via SPACE.com]

Studying the hazy atmosphere of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, should help researchers better understand the air of faraway exoplanets, a new study reports.

[More]

It appears that many of the large number of exoplanets we have observed have a haze around them that hurts our ability to make good observations.

Now it appears that Titan has a similar sort of haze. So, gaining an understanding of how different wavelengths of light move through that haze is already giving us insights into the haze around exoplanets.

Image: NASA

View original post