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Pluto, a distant icy dwarf planet, orbits the Sun 29 times farther out than the Earth and has estimated surface temperatures of -380 degrees Fahrenheit (-229 degrees Celsius). These frigid temperatures are far too cold to allow liquid water on Pluto's surface. Its location and small size make it very difficult to observe; however, with NASA's New Horizons mission slated to reach the distant world next year, scientists hope to map Pluto and its moons in great detail.

Current models predict one moon in particular, Charon, is of great interest to study. The models indicate Charon has surface fractures, indicative of a possible subsurface ocean. Further analysis is needed to determine in the moon's interior is warm enough to support liquid water.
China moon the daily show science rover funny g rated School of FAIL - 8040238336
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The poor little rover had some technical difficulties last weekend and has not recovered. The 3 month mission has ended rather prematurely.

moon Astronomy science Saturn dione funny - 8372267008
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This cylindrical projection global map is one of six new color maps of Saturn's midsized icy moons, constructed using 10 years of image data from the Cassini spacecraft. Discovered by Cassini (the astronomer) in 1684, Dione is about 1,120 kilometers across. Based on data extending from infrared to ultraviolet, the full resolution of this latest space-age map is 250 meters per pixel.
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1925 - what were you doing on h'alloween 1925- i had tickets to a houdini show at the moulin rouge but missed it because i was on the titanic hanging out with the cast of downton abbey. #history

1944 - although i can't find a source for this, several well-respected war historians have told me that for hal'loween 1944, hitler dressed up as a sexy pumpkin

1955 - in 1955, dwight eisenhower was president of the united states

1974 - this was the only time in at least 1,000, years that hallowe'en, a full moon, and friday the 13th all coincided ON THE SAME DAY!!!

2020 - this is the biggest gap between halloween full moons (almost 46 years)

2039 - if you plan on trick-or-treating on this day in 25 years, watch out for werewolves and/or weremice (bats) because the full moon activates their powers

2058 - the full moon on 10/31/2058 will mark the start of armageddon which will conclude on november 5th of the same year

2077 - here is a good costume idea for 2077: a witch who is part robot

2096 - it is said that 'halloween 2096 may not happen because of global warming. it's up to you to do what's right for mother earth.
moon titan Astronomy science - 7310810368
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This is an approximate true color image of Titan's haze layers, taken by Cassini's Imaging Science Subsystem during Cassini's 91st encounter with Titan on April 5, 2013.