Space Game: Where in the Solar System is Destination One? (day 4)

Hey Space Bloggers!

Let’s start the week with a recap. Here’s what we know about Destination One so far.

Day 1 (the 1st view) – rocky, craters, ridges, no sign of water or vegetation

Day 2 (the riddle/limerick) – both hot and cold, lost its air, nearly 5 billion years old, it goes’ around’

Day 3 (the Skype message and 2nd view) – fast moving, hot (again), a ‘messenger’ from Earth arrived there on St. Patrick’s Day, it’s tricky to enter into orbit around it

And today’s clue is a word about gravity…

Being in orbit around the sun is like being swung around in a big circle at the end of a rope; the shorter the rope, the faster you swing.

Figured it out, yet?  When you think you know the location of Destination One, click on ‘Leave a Reply’ below and tell us. Please! The suspense is killing me!

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About Jane Peddicord

Jane Ann Peddicord is an award winning author, lawyer, and space enthusiast. About her first book, NIGHT WONDERS, Laura Kraft of the W.M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii wrote, “We’ve long waited for books such as these to explain, in age-appropriate language, some of the fundamental concepts that have shaken the foundation of Physics.” Jane is represented by Rosemary Stimola of the Stimola Literary Studio and likes science, space, and springer spaniels.
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