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View Full Version : ‘Frankenstein’ Moon: Tidal Forces From Uranus May Have Contributed to Miranda’s Bizar



Fraser
2014-Oct-10, 03:50 PM
Miranda, the innermost of Uranus’ five moons, has a “Frankenstein”-like appearance: it looks as though it was pieced together from parts that didn’t quite fit together properly. Plus, it has incredibly diverse surface features including canyons up to 12 times deeper than Earth’s Grand Canyon, impact craters, cliffs, and parallel grooves called sulci. Over the […]

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