Earth-Based Perspective and Pre-Cassini–Huygens Knowledge of Titan

  • Athena Coustenis
  • Emmanuel Lellouch
  • Bruno Sicardy
  • Henry Roe


This chapter sets the scene for the current investigation of Titan with Cassini—Huygens, by reviewing the steps that took us there, from the first glimpses through a small telescope to the satellite observations passing by the first hints of an atmosphere about a 100 years ago.


Zonal Wind Adaptive Optic Infrared Space Observatory Huygens Probe Saturnian System 
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