Great Circle

If you’re like me, you’ve spent a lot of time wondering why Saturn’s moon Iapetus is dark on one side. Well, here’s your answer.

4 Comments

  1. Jeanie Oliver says

    You know if I’m wrong and someone else is right and I get a chance for a do-over, I’m coming back as an astronomer, astronaut, or physicist, or all three! I love these type of posts.
    thanks,
    Jeanie

    Posted October 7, 2009 at 10:50 pm | Permalink
  2. Malcolm says

    Thanks Jeanie! I love this stuff too.

    Posted October 7, 2009 at 11:58 pm | Permalink
  3. Charles says

    Wait, you mean we get to choose what we come back as? I’d better start planning!

    Fascinating stuff, Malcolm.

    Posted October 8, 2009 at 6:25 am | Permalink
  4. The Cassini Regio of Iapetus is evidence that the solar system hasn’t got all the bugs out yet.

    Jeffery Hodges

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    Posted October 8, 2009 at 11:17 pm | Permalink