Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Caves!

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Blogger drogidy said...

Whoa! That's beautiful. Is it one of the bodies in the asteroid belt between Mars/Jupiter? Or a satellite from one of the outer planets? I think Saturn has some funny shaped rocks?

11:16 PM  
Blogger Norden said...

Saturn's Hyperion, possibly 40% empty space inside!
164 by 130 by 107 kilometres = 2,281,240 cubic km = 912,496 km3 of caves.
(418,499,896 Pentagons of space)

Here's a movie of the first flyby.
http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/Cassini-Huygens/SEMQUK6DIAE_0.html

4:37 AM  

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