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Old 02-18-2005, 03:44 AM
john john is offline
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Default There are more things...

Have you ever seen an ARTIFICIAL MOON?

The website of the European Space Agency (ESA) says:

"The most unique, and perhaps most remarkable feature discovered on Iapetus in Cassini images is a topographic ridge that coincides almost exactly with the geographic equator. The ridge is conspicuous in the picture as an approximately 20-kilometre wide band that extends from the western (left) side of the disc almost to the day/night boundary on the right. On the left horizon, the peak of the ridge reaches at least 13 kilometres above the surrounding terrain. Along the roughly 1300-kilometre length over which it can be traced in this picture, it remains almost exactly parallel to the equator within a couple of degrees. The physical origin of the ridge has yet to be explained." (

"There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy." <William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 1 scene 5>

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