Craters of the Moon. What a name. We didn’t know much of anything about this desolate landscape when we started researching, but Grandma recommended it, so we figured it would be our first stop on the way to Yellowstone. We had a long day ahead of us just to arrive at Craters of the Moon. We left early in the morning and drove for what felt like forever.
Jupiter Moons - Callisto discovered by Galileo Galilei in 1610 using a telescope. It is thought to have oceans of liquid water beneath its crust. about the size of Mercury, is the 3rd largest moon in the solar system. It is more heavily cratered than any other moon in the solar system. Callisto remains as it was when it formed, during the period of intense meteoroid bombardment that the entire solar system experienced
Iapetus. Referred to as "Japetus" in the novel 2001:A Space Odyssey where it was a described as a cosmic heliograph flashing at Earth for 300 years. The second monolith, or star gate, was located at the centre of the white hemisphere.