back to article Explicit pics of glorious rounded globes snapped in festive Saturnalia

While most of us were hanging up gaudy decorations on Christmas trees, or knocking over festive ornaments in festive befuddlement, space boffins were busy processing photos of our solar system's own gigantic baubles. NASA's Cassini probe has been busy snapping images of Saturn and its moons, highlighting the scale and beauty …

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  1. Neil Barnes Silver badge
    Holmes

    Now concentrate, Dougal...

    *This* moon is very small, but *that* moon is far away!

    1. diodesign (Written by Reg staff) Silver badge

      Re: Now concentrate, Dougal...

      Very good, I almost displaced my tea onto my monitor. Happy new year.

      C.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Moon landing

    I thought the images were photoshop circles with a radial gradient.

    Oh wait...

  3. karlp
    FAIL

    I'm quite worried that the reg is going soft....

    There was certainly room to take a crack at getting celestial bodies into the headline, but you missed it.

    May I request a rewrite?

    Thanks, Karl

    1. diodesign (Written by Reg staff) Silver badge

      Re: I'm quite worried that the reg is going soft....

      Clearly you can't please all the people all of the time.

      HAPPY NEW YEAR!

      C.

    2. bluest.one

      I only read this article becasue I thought it was something to do with boobs.

  4. Winkypop Silver badge
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    Science - it's the best!

    Great stuff guys and gals from NASA.

    1. markoer
      WTF?

      Why just NASA? it's a join venture mission.

      At least once us Italians do something good, give us the credit ;-)

  5. moopy
    Coat

    That's no moon ...

    ... it's a space station

  6. Andus McCoatThen
    Coat

    It's too big to be a space station.

    Yea yea... But you know you heard it in your head too.

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