“Did you know why the moon doesn’t fall on earth?
Because of the gravitational force is determined by the mass of an object. ... Without the force of gravity from the Earth, it would just float away into space. This mix of velocity and distance from the Earth allows the Moon to always be in balance between fall and escape.”
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Europa is the sixth closest moon of Jupiter and is the smallest of the Galilean moons discovered by Galileo. The other Galilean moons are Io, Ganymede and Callisto. Even though it is the smallest of the Galilean moons, Europa is still the sixth largest of the 181 moons in the solar system.
Europa is a frozen, icy world and is a unique object in the solar system – scientists believe that beneath the frozen layer of ice on Europa’s surface, there is a salt-water ocean in contact with a rocky seafloor. If this is proven to be true, Europa may be a promising place for life to exist beyond Earth.
If you enjoyed this wonder, visit my blog @astronomypoetry for more amazing astro.
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I have been wearing the Lost Stars.
Feeding from death.
Swimming in fire and ashes.
Seeding my wounds
in the Evermore of Unanchored Galaxies.
Someone send me a sign...
I have been alive on the other side of the Universe..
Waiting to merge, explode, bend into light..
Waiting to find you.
A haunting plethora of nothingness...
still carries the Light
from the lost stars we are...and who we long to be.
I have been wearing the Lost Stars..
and I wear them for you.
I will swim in fire and ashes till I find you. ~ victoria pettella
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