After we all survived the apocalyptic "blood moon" that was claimed to trigger the end of our existence (again, ugh), NASA's spacecraft Cassini has found what they believe could be a second, much smaller moon on the very edge of Saturn's A ring. (Whatever that means.)
According to a press release from NASA, scientists at the organization have informally named the object "Peggy" (too bad it's not our bitchy, drunk Aunt Peggy). They also believe this may be the last moon formation to occur on Saturn as the planet's ring system was much stronger years ago thus giving life to stronger, bigger moons.
That little pimple at the bottom is "Peggy". Awww.
Carl Murray of Queen Mary University of London (oh you fancy, huh?) said in a statement: "The theory holds that Saturn long ago had a much more massive ring system capable of giving birth to larger moons. As the moons formed near the edge, they depleted the rings and evolved, so the ones that formed earliest are the largest and the farthest out."
And can you believe Saturn's moons are made of ice? We're guessing similar to the soft-chew balls of ice at some CiCi's pizza soda fountains.
Here's Peggy's best #selfie.
For the official NASA press release, click here. If you're like us and just want to see another pretty space picture and share it with your friends to pretend you're smarter than you really are, then please take a gander.
With all this space activity lately, excuse us while we listen to Train's "Drops of Jupiter" the rest of the day.