It’s back to work we go….


How I wish for all the universe, that I could do this quickly, but alas, it will take a lot of work, again.

There had been 27 lbs. before the/my back became cranky.

Now it is as calm as it will likely be, and carefully, out of supreme anger, I will start anyway.


Burning away all the old thoughts, and ways. This will be a fight…..




Stickney Crater, the largest crater on the martian moon Phobos, is named for Chloe Angeline Stickney Hall, mathematician and wife of astronomer Asaph Hall. Asaph Hall discovered both the Red Planet’s moons in 1877.

Over 9 kilometers across, Stickney is nearly half the diameter of Phobos itself, so large that the impact that blasted out the crater likely came close to shattering the tiny moon.

This stunning, enhanced-color image of Stickney and surroundings was recorded by the HiRISE camera onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter as it passed within some six thousand kilometers of Phobos last month.

Even though the surface gravity of asteroid-like Phobos is less than 1/1000th Earth’s gravity, streaks suggest loose material has slid down inside the crater walls over time. Light bluish regions near the crater’s rim could indicate a relatively freshly exposed surface. The origin of the curious grooves along the surface is mysterious but may be related to the crater-forming impact.

~ by aprilemillo on April 3, 2008.

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