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Old 05-14-2018, 08:51 PM   #1
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May 15th, 2018: Hyperion

Saturn's Hyperion in Natural Color from APOD.
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What lies at the bottom of Hyperion's strange craters? A six-image mosaic from the 2005 pass, featured here in natural color, shows a remarkable world strewn with strange craters and an odd sponge-like surface. At the bottom of most craters lies some type of unknown dark reddish material. This material appears similar to that covering part of another of Saturn's moons, Iapetus, and might sink into the ice moon as it better absorbs warming sunlight. Hyperion is about 250 kilometers across, rotates chaotically, and has a density so low that it likely houses a vast system of caverns inside.


Looks to me like the face of a fighter who’s been around too long.
Who could have been a contender, but who’s time has passed.

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Old 05-15-2018, 06:02 AM   #2
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Pretty sure we're talking alien mining.

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Old 05-15-2018, 11:13 AM   #3
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The Shrike's tree must be on the other side.
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Old 05-15-2018, 12:00 PM   #4
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I should read those again... It's been decades.
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