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La inmensidad de Saturno: los anillos están horizontales y esa "mota de polvo" es Tethys, una de las lunas de Saturno, de mil kilómetros de diámetro.

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Moon with saturn occulation behind taken by Nasa's LRO

The surface area of Saturn's moon Mimas is slightly less than the land area of Spain and is composed of water ice with only a small amount of rock. Yet Saturn's resonances with Mimas, and Mimas' resonances with other orbiting satellites are instrumental in the formation of Saturn's rings.

idea: story: alien planet, diff forms/breathin gas etc. The star cluster Pismis 24 lies in the core of the large emission nebula NGC 6357 that extends one degree on the sky in the direction of the Scorpius constellation. Credit: NASA, ESA and Jesús Maíz Apellániz (Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, Spain). Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)