Sunday, June 19, 2011

Not from Pixar...  

Incredibly cool photos of Phobos passing Jupiter as seen from the Mars Express.

Mars has two moons, Deimos and Phobos. For orientation see this graphic:

 [Click to embiggen]

I remember a science fiction story where Mars explorers discovered an extremely low-orbit moon previously undetected. The leader of the expedition got to name it, and chose "Bottomos"


(via bad astronomy)

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