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Old 16-07-2010, 04:40 PM   #3
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Default Moons of Saturn

Originally Posted by skywalker42 View Post
Richard Hoagland says there is evidence Phobos is hollow and artificial.

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Thanks for that

Have you checked out Saturn's Moons

here is one of them,IAPETUS

Iapetus is named after the Titan Iapetus from Greek mythology. In fact, all Saturnian moons are named after Titans. The name was suggested by John Herschel (son of William Herschel, discoverer of Mimas and Enceladus) in his 1847 publication Results of Astronomical Observations made at the Cape of Good Hope,in which he advocated naming the moons of Saturn after the Titans, sisters and brothers of the Titan Cronus (whom the Romans equated with their god Saturn).

MIMAS (a Saturn Moon)


Neoproterozoic origin

Although the way in which the Iapetus Ocean evolved and disappeared in the Paleozoic is reasonably well understood, the geodynamics of its origin are less clear. In the Late Neoproterozoic (around 800 million years ago) Baltica, Laurentia, and the cratons that would later become Gondwana together formed the supercontinent RODIN IA. The exact configuration in which the continents were joined is not clear though. It is however clear that intracratonic basins had developed in the northern parts of this supercontinent during the Cryogenian period (850-630 million years ago), a first sign of continental break up (other parts of RODIN IA probably rifted off even earlier).


Moons of Jupiter

Jupiter has 63 confirmed moons, giving it the largest retinue of moons with "reasonably secure" orbits of any planet in the Solar System.

Jupiter's moon Ganymede (AggManUK)

Jupiter's moon Europa


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