Asked in Planetary Science
What does Titan have that no other moon has?
Saturns largest moon, Titan, has a thick atmosphere - no other moon in our solar system has such a thick atmosphere. It is mainly made up of Nitrogen and is thicker than Earths atmosphere. Titan also has `lakes` and `seas` at its surface, stable bodies of liquid. this is something that no other moon, or planet in our solar system has, except Earth. the bodies of liquid are made up of hydrocarbons though, not water. ...
Asked in Atmospheric Sciences
Titan and earth's atmosphere same chemical element?
Titan is Saturn's moon. Its atmosphere is similar to Earth's atmosphere because both contain around 80 percent nitrogen. Titan is a rocky, icy moon. ...
What things have an atmosphere in the solar system?
Most planets have an atmosphere, in addition to active comets and Saturn's moon Titan. ...
Asked in Elements and Compounds
Why does titan has such a nitrogen rich atmosphere?
The nitrogen comes from the breakup of ammonia (NH3) by solar radiation and subsequent thermal escape of the hydrogen. ...
Asked in Astronomy, The Solar System
What is the only moon in the solar system believed to have a substantial atmosphere?
Titan - a moon of Saturn - has a substantial atmosphere comprised of mainly nitrogen. ...