Venus Has a Moon?

Venusian quasi-satellite 2002 VE68. Illustration: NASA/JPL/Caltech

Astronomers have been busy trying to determine the spin period and composition of Venus’ moon. December 8, 2010, results were announced by JPL/Caltech scientists, led by Michael Hicks.

“Wait a minute; back up”, I hear you ask. “Venus has a Moon?” Of course it does. Well, kind of… Let me explain. (…) Read the rest of Venus Has a Moon? (513 words)

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