NASA may think Saturn’s moon Tethys looks like “an eyeball staring into space”, but we can’t help thinking of a more ominous resemblance: the Death Star.
A snap from NASA spacecraft Cassini shows one of Saturn’s large, icy moons – complete with an enormous crater, named Odysseus.
— ryan lillis (@realryanlillis) January 23, 2017
The space agency explains: “Like any solar system moon, Tethys (660 miles or 1,062 kilometers across) has suffered many impacts. These impacts are a prime shaper of the appearance of a moon’s surface.”
Star Wars product placement gone too far. https://t.co/TQ1EYvQDuV
— Jacquelyn (@mechacoda) January 23, 2017
Here’s hoping it’s not fully operational.