Sunday, July 27, 2014

Fact of the Day: Lunar Asteroid

While most people know that a lot of planets have moons, in 1993 a moon was discovered orbiting around something that was not a planet. The moon named Dactyl was orbiting an asteroid named 243 Ida which lies between Mars and Jupiter. 

12 comments:

  1. Oh really - I didn't know that.

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  2. Wow, that's really something. Asteroids are kinda scary though.

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  3. Guess there is more than one man in the moon

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  4. Interesting. True science enthusiasts probably knew this, but I didn't!

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  5. Interesting!

    Have a great day,
    -Kati

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  6. I just read about this. Space is such a fascinating place. There are times when my wife would like me to make a prolonged visit there.

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