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Candy-colored Mountains

Discussion in 'Tech, Science, and Space' started by Robby, May 24, 2005.

  1. Robby

    Robby The Robot

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    This image of the mountainous Shenandoah National Park was acquired by the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour, launched on February 11, 2000

    [Full article @ NASA Image of the Day]
     
  2. Kevin

    Kevin Code Monkey Staff Abductee

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    At first I was trying to figure why the title of "Candy-colored Mountains" but after viewing the image I realized why. ;) Kind of interesting that the shot of a mountain range resembles the type of shot that you'd see of crystals under a high-power telescope.
     
  3. Tom

    Tom An Old Friend

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    What you don't see is the munchkins mining fir the nearby factor
     

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