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Ever wondered a cloud of interstellar gas that contains sufficient alcohol to provide 300,000 pints of beer every day to every person on Earth for the next billion of years.

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Saturn's Moon - Titan (Credit:upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons)

Titan is Saturn's largest moon was discovered by Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens in 1655 A.D. The moon's atmosphere is orangy dense and has lakes which might be filled with liquid hydrocarbons like ethane and methane. There is a possiblity of the development of life on the moon.

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Titan Surface (Credit:www.sci-news.com/space/planetaryscience)

Titan, the largest of Saturn's moon. It is the only moon with a dense atmosphere.

According to data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, Titan has hundreds of times more liquid hydrocarbons than all Earth's known oil and natural gas reserves.

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Pluto Surface (Credit:www.upload.wikimedia.orgwikipediacommons)

Pluto is discovered in 1930 by Clyde W. Tombaugh who was an astronomer which was considered as the ninth planet.

It is seen from the probe it has frozen methane on its surface. Along the Southern hemisphere, the Cthulhu Regio,a dark region maybe comprised of "tholins", complex hydrocarbons.

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