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strange but true satellite

miklamar

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Report this May. 17 2012, 12:01 pm

This is nothing new, but Triton--Neptune's largest satellite--is really a strange moon!  Here are some facts:


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triton_(moon)


Also, a number of other trans-Neptunian objects, called TNOs, are thought to have been created by a (planet-sized?) collision very early in our solar system's formation.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haumea_(dwarf_planet)


 


Var Miklama--Zakdorn, engineer. "A sound mind in a FULL body!" "Time, like latinum, is a limited quantity in the galaxy."

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