2014: Atlantis On Saturn’s Moon

Apparently Saturn’s moon Titan has been manifesting a disappearing island. According to Universe Today You may recall that a so-called “transient feature,” nicknamed “Magic Island” by the Cassini team, was first observed by Cassini in July 2013 during a Titan flyby. Magic Island has continued to puzzle scientists because shortly after its initial appearance, it disappeared and has been in hiding ever since. That is, until it just-as-suddenly reappeared in images created using SAR data collected in mid-August, 2014. From an article on CNET  NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has been keeping on an eye on a feature that has appeared, disappeared and then reappeared with a new look. First spotted in radar images in July 2013, the “magic island” is the subject of much speculation. An image of the area from 2007 shows just a dark, empty space. The most recent image, captured in August of this year, show the […] Read More