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Spongy Hyperion

Saturn's moon hyperion with very sponge like features
Saturn’s moon hyperion with very sponge like features

From this view, one may think they were looking at a rock or an organism under a microscope. But in fact this is a picture of Hyperion, one of Saturn’s moons. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft took this picture (from 38,000 km) of the odd shaped moon using its narrow angle camera.

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