TITLE

Could it rain ethane on Saturn's moon?

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;9/25/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 36, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the discovery of a large cloud of ethane on Saturn's moon Titan. According to Catlin Griffith of the University of Arizona-Tucson, when the seasons switch, people can expect ethane to condense on the South Pole during its winter, and if polar conditions are as cool as predictions say, ethane could accumulate as polar ice. It might even be raining or snowing ethane on Titan and there could be great ethane glaciers around the poles of Titan.
ACCESSION #
22670028

 

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