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Saturns Death Star in detail (great pics)

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posted on Mar, 29 2010 @ 11:21 PM
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The Cassini orbiter has gotten its closest look yet at Saturn’s moon Mimas, which is nicknamed the “Death Star” because of its curious crater. The fresh imagery has generated new curiosities and yet another nickname for Mimas: the “Pac-Man” moon.


Source: cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com...


So great to be alive in these times. Another thumbs up to NASA for their efforts.

Enjoy.




posted on Mar, 29 2010 @ 11:50 PM
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Never seen a close shot of Mimas like that. Freakin' awesome! I'd hate to have been around for that bang...

Unless...

Hey, Phobos guys! Come take a look at this!



posted on Mar, 30 2010 @ 03:27 AM
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Mimas is actually one sixth the diameter of Pluto, not one third as stated in the article.



posted on Mar, 30 2010 @ 05:03 PM
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anyone notice the slight temperature change to the 'death star' circle part? funny thing that



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