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Ep. 18, Page 74
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Comic 1270 - Ep. 18, Page 74

20th Feb 2013, 10:42 PM in Episode 18 :: Save My Place | Load My Place
Average Rating: 5 (2 votes)

Author Notes:

smbhax 20th Feb 2013, 10:42 PM edit delete
smbhax
I borrowed the pebbled appearance of the surface of this asteroid from 25143 Itokawa, a "rubble pile" asteroid visited by the Japanese probe Hayabusa in 2005--much more interesting to look at than the dusty and pock-marked surfaces of most asteroids we've seen, I think. More about this asteroid and its surface here, including links to Hayabusa's up-close photos of it (which I'm not including in-line here because eh the Japanese space agency JAXA's copyright terms are overly restrictive and confusing :p).

Comments:

cattservant 20th Feb 2013, 11:42 PM edit delete reply
cattservant
Litterbugs!
smbhax 21st Feb 2013, 9:59 PM edit delete reply
smbhax
Messing up our nice neat rubble pile!
moizmad 21st Feb 2013, 9:40 AM edit delete reply
moizmad
That's not a seisemometer, looks like a cannister of moonshine!
smbhax 21st Feb 2013, 9:59 PM edit delete reply
smbhax
Hm I smell a party~!