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Ep. 17, Page 92
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Comic 1162 - Ep. 17, Page 92

25th Sep 2012, 3:16 AM in Episode 17 :: Save My Place | Load My Place
Average Rating: 5 (3 votes)

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smbhax 25th Sep 2012, 3:16 AM edit delete
smbhax
Saturn's moon Hyperion



is the only moon in our solar system known to have a chaotic rotation: its axis of rotation wobbles so much--probably due to its eccentric orbit, ellipsoid shape, and proximity to Saturn's largest moon, Titan--that its orientation at any particular time in space is hard to predict!

Comments:

gary cramer 25th Sep 2012, 4:24 AM edit delete reply
gary cramer
Ben, great panel and interesting factoid about the moon.
smbhax 25th Sep 2012, 3:42 PM edit delete reply
smbhax
Thanks! It did feel like one of my more successful ones of late. :)
cattservant 25th Sep 2012, 6:36 AM edit delete reply
cattservant
Push is becoming shove...
smbhax 25th Sep 2012, 3:43 PM edit delete reply
smbhax
And you don't wanna shove Selenis when he's got a loaded rifle :o
moizmad 25th Sep 2012, 10:15 AM edit delete reply
moizmad
Hyperion, the Holy Land!
smbhax 25th Sep 2012, 3:44 PM edit delete reply
smbhax
Man the chosen people are gonna have a tough time getting there, not to mention landing =o