Saturn's egg-shaped moon could be made of fluff

05/20/2013 | New Scientist

Saturn's small, oval moon known as Methone may be made of lightweight fluff, which would account for its smooth surface. Researchers with NASA's Cassini team, the craft that first spotted the egg-shaped moon up close, say Methone is the least-dense moon known. They suggest that electrostatic forces may be keeping the surface smooth.

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