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SPACE: New Image of Tethys, Saturn’s “Death Star”

Tethys - Nasa

NASA says it resembles an eyeball. But it’s hard to look at Tethys, one of the moons of Saturn, and not see the Death Star, especially in the image just released by the space agency:

That distinctive mark is the Odysseus crater and its surrounding peaks.

NASA said:

“Like any solar system moon, Tethys (660 miles or 1,062 kilometers across) has suffered many impacts. These impacts are a prime shaper of the appearance of a moon’s surface, especially when the moon has no active geological processes. In this case, a large impact not only created a crater known as Odysseus, but the rebound of the impact caused the mountainous peaks, named Scheria Montes, to form in the center of the crater.”

By Ed Mazza – Full Story at The Huffington Post

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