Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in
  Total images: 9,304   Total comments: 32,310   
Login or Register to upload an image.
  Tiny Tethys

Tiny Tethys
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

Uploader comment: Tethys may not be tiny by normal standards, but when it is captured alongside Saturn, it can't help but seem pretty small. Even Saturn's rings appear to dwarf Tethys (660 miles, or 1,062 kilometers across), which is in the upper left of the image, although scientists believe the moon to be many times more massive than the entire ring system combined.

   

 
Comments on this image:




Please Login or Register to post a comment.




Image information
Waspie_Dwarf
November 30, 2012, 10:45 am
Views:
Comments:
File size:
2438
0
63.66k
 
Recent news stories
Strange new perfume smells just like a comet
Posted 6-28-2016 | 9 comments
A British company has created a peculiar new perfume which matches the otherworldly aroma of comet 67P.
 
Mammoth fossils found under street in Mexico
Posted 6-28-2016 | 4 comments
The well-preserved 14,000-year-old remains were unearthed by utility workers in the city of Tultepec.
 
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2015
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ