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NASA's Cassini mission has discovered a second Pac-Man moon in the Saturn system: Tethys. Pac-Man moons in the Saturn system Cassini already spotted the Pac-Man thermal shape on the Mimas moon in 2010, and this second shape - found in Tethys, one of Saturn's 62 icy moons - shows that warmer areas in this pattern could be …


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  1. Gordon 10 Silver badge

    Can I be the first to say

    waka waka waka

    1. Kevin Johnston Silver badge

      Re: Can I be the first to say

      Yes....yes you may

  2. I ain't Spartacus Gold badge

    So how do you get a moon shaped like a ghost?

    Clearly NASA's next mission needs to drop some cherries into orbit.

  3. Hughb

    Mimas - hmm thats no moon! Thats a fully operational battle station

    1. tony2heads

      the pattern is

      the superlaser is charging

  4. Michael H.F. Wilkinson Silver badge


    I must write a grant proposal to search for a complete "space invaders" themed set of moons!!

  5. Darryl

    As long as the arcade only contains Pac Men, and no Space Invaders

  6. banjomike
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    So where is Zelda?

    Or even that plumber...

  7. Anonymous Coward

    Where is Mrs. Pacman?

    Or is Saturn a little more progressive when it comes to same-sex couples?

  8. mIRCat
    Paris Hilton

    Should I infer...

    That these moons are tidally locked?

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