Death Star in detail

Because Mimas is mostly round, planetary scientists expected temperatures to vary evenly across the surface. Instead, they found a sharp boundary between warmer temperatures (around 294 degrees below zero Fahrenheit, or 92 Kelvin) and colder temperatures (-320 degrees F, or 77 K). A little warm spot (-310 degrees F, 84 K) was detected around Herschel Crater.

via Cosmic Log.  You know what makes good science?  Being able to make predictions.  The funny thing is, this was predicted by Richard C. Hoagland.  Under the hypothesis that Mimas is an artificial, geodesic structure. Even more interesting is Iapetus, which shows the similar structure, but is magnitudes larger.

Strange things are afoot at the Circle K.

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