The craters on the tiny moon Pandora are muted compared to craters on larger moons because they are filled with collapsed debris. The surface is also covered in fine icy material, perhaps as a result of Pandora’s role as a ring shepherd moon, keeping Saturn’s F ring in line.
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Richard Leis (he/him) writes poetry and fiction. He lives in Tucson, Arizona where he teaches workshops at The Writers Studio and works for HiRISE, a team at the University of Arizona with a camera in orbit around Mars. View all posts by Richard Leis