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nomystics
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The Rhea picture.

Post by nomystics » Tue May 30, 2006 4:52 am

I have always wondered why there is such diversity in the Saturnian and Jovian systems. It seems to me that these rocks should be very similar but the differences are astounding.

The only variables seem to be the mass and distance from the planet. If that is true, the variability would seem almost infinite. Is there a theory or a guess?

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Post by orin stepanek » Wed May 31, 2006 3:51 am

http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap060530.html

I have no theories; but looks almost like a face sculpted in the bottom of the large crater toward the lower left of the photo,
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Post by harry » Wed May 31, 2006 4:43 am

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