Skip to comments.Odd Spot on Titan Baffles Scientists
Posted on 05/30/2005 3:51:45 PM PDT by Imperialist
Saturn's moon Titan shows an unusual bright spot that has scientists mystified. The spot, approximately the size and shape of West Virginia, is just southeast of the bright region called Xanadu and is visible to multiple instruments on the Cassini spacecraft.
The 483-kilometer-wide (300-mile) region may be a "hot" spot -- an area possibly warmed by a recent asteroid impact or by a mixture of water ice and ammonia from a warm interior, oozing out of an ice volcano onto colder surrounding terrain. Other possibilities for the unusual bright spot include landscape features holding clouds in place or unusual materials on the surface.
(Excerpt) Read more at nasa.gov ...
It's a Motel Six - they've left the lights on for us.
Maybe they are checking out our lander!
Tinians returning home from bowling?
It could onlt be an alien city. No other possiblity.
Cue "Also Sprach Zarathustra"...2010 a few years early.
"We call it a shake and bake colony."
Robert Byrd has used our tax money to pay for most of West Virginia, now he has NASA imprinting the State image on a moon.
"The Robert Byrd Memorial Lava Park"
Thank you, that was funny! ...motel six........
"Game over man, game over!"
It's part of the Robert C. Byrd Extraterrestrial Exploration for Yet Unnamed Objects. With everything in WV now named for him, it's time to move on to new territory.
Just a reflection of McCain's super-massive ego. No worries.
Dry cleaning bags filled with marsh gas.
The sister resort to the Luxor has opened!
Its a baseball stadium at night
"Just a reflection of McCain's super-massive ego"(citizencon)
LOL, that's great! It is persistent too!
It's in Xanadu? And its bright? Best little whorehouse on Titan?
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