Thursday, 5 March 2015

Cruithne


After taking a look at stuff way out there in our solar system, let’s head home to Earth and discuss the largely disputed matter of our planet’s second moon. 

Saturn’s Extra Ring

Saturn's Largest Ring
Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Keck
We’ve mentioned Saturn a few times so far, but it is certainly an incredibly interesting place. 

Pan And Atlas


These two moons of Saturn have a lot in common and are the two closest moons to their parent body. What makes these two so special is the fact that they seem to have copied the rings of Saturn themselves, taking on a form that is straight out of a 1950s UFO B movie. 

Triton


While it isn’t a household name, some of you have probably heard of Triton before. But hear us out—there is more than meets the eye with this fantastic specimen. 

Saturn’s Hexagon


We all know about Saturn and its rings, but have you ever heard about itscloud patterns