Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Five? (day 1)

Hey Space Bloggers!

Ready for the next puzzling adventure? Hold on to your touch pads cuz we’re taking off! I’m afraid it’s a long way to Destination Five, so we’ll just have to be patient…yawn…finger drum…tra-la-la…Okay, that’s it! I can’t stand it any longer. I’m taking a look. First I’ll put the infrared color filters over the lens of our onboard telescope. That way we can see variations in the atmosphere, that is if this next place even has an atmosphere. Almost ready…focusing…Oh, my gosh! Have a look!

Credit: Erich Karkoschka (University of Arizona Lunar & Planetary Lab) and NASA

Well, I guess we know now. This place definitely has some air! I can’t believe how clear the layers are. Hold on. I’ll come around and see if we can get a side view… Not bad!

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/STScI

What do you think those white dots could be???

If you’re curious, too, drop by tomorrow. Maybe we’ll get some answers from the day 2 limmer-iddle!

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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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