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Does Triton Have a Subsurface Ocean?

from: Astrobio.net
Posted: 09/06/12
Author: Amanda Doyle

Neptune’s largest moon Triton is most likely a captured Kuiper Belt Object. The capture of icy Triton and the subsequent taming of its orbit likely led to the formation of a subsurface ocean through tidal heating. New research suggests that this ocean could still exist today.

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