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New close-up of Hyperion, weird Saturn moon (links to others)
Posted on 12/07/2005 8:32:47 AM PST by cogitator
Click on the small picture above for a 265 kB JPEG image.
TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Astronomy; Education; Science
KEYWORDS: cassini; craters; erosion; hyperion; irregular; melting; moon; saturn
posted on 12/07/2005 8:32:50 AM PST
Must be a defeatocrat -- looks like it's had a hard life.
posted on 12/07/2005 8:34:31 AM PST
How odd... The material to the lower right (about 5 o'clock) in the large ring feature looks loose and sandy. There are small lines that look like sand running down the side of a dune.
posted on 12/07/2005 8:38:51 AM PST
(We'll raise up our glasses against evil forces singin' "whiskey for my men and beer for my horses!")
It looks like some slumping. I doubt it's loose (probably frozen solid), but it certainly does look like it.
posted on 12/07/2005 8:56:39 AM PST
I see the surprised face of Jesus.
posted on 12/07/2005 9:29:47 AM PST
To: tricky_k_1972; KevinDavis
"Sponge" ping for the space lists?
posted on 12/08/2005 11:00:29 PM PST
(Down with Dhimmicrats! I last updated my FR profile on Wednesday, November 2, 2005.)
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