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  Cassini revealing Titan's secrets
Updated 27 October 2004, 16.48
Cassini has got really close to Titan
Scientists have got their best-ever glimpse of one of Saturn's moons Titan, thanks to the Cassini space probe.

The probe went within 1,200km (746 miles) of the moon, 300 times closer than its first flyby in July.

And even though the hazy images are the best that the scientists have ever seen, they're expecting even better ones later on.

Those later images should let scientists see what is on the surface of the moon for the first time.

The probe should send back even better pics soon
The probe should send back even better pics soon
Scientists hope that whatever is on the surface of the moon will give them clues about how the Earth's atmosphere came to be how it is now.

It took the 1.8bn Cassini spacecraft six years to travel more than three billion km to get to Saturn.

It's now a few months into it's expedition, spending four years studying the ringed planet and its moons.

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