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In Dune Map, Titan's Winds Seem to Blow Backward

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Science  13 Mar 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5920, pp. 1418
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5920.1418

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Summary

A new map of the dunes on Saturn's moon Titan reveals that near-surface winds at the equator blow the wrong way: from west to east.