That’s No Space Station, It’s a MOON!

First Alderaan, then Prometheus?? Here we go again!

Mimas_2-10Saturn’s moon Mimas looks uncannily like the Death Star, and this animation by Diamond Sky Productions makes the resemblance even more apparent. Now witness the power of this fully-armed battle station!

(No shepherd moons were harmed in the making of this video.)

Video © Diamond Sky Productions, LLC using images from the Cassini spacecraft. Read more about Mimas here.

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About Jason Major

Desktop astronomer, graphic designer and space news nut.

Posted on January 25, 2013, in Just for Fun, Saturn's Moons and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. That was both appealing also as insightful! Thanks for sharing your feelings with us.

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