Experts estimate that there are as many as 170 moons orbiting the eight planets of our section of the galaxy. Here's our look at some of the beautiful, bold and essentially unexplained moons of our solar system.
Oct 2010 Io in True Color Credit: Galileo Project, JPL, NASA The strangest moon in the Solar System is bright yellow. Io's colors derive from sulfur and molten silicate rock. The unusual surface of Io is kept very young by its system of active volcanoes.
Asteroids, or minor planets, are small and often irregularly shaped celestial bodies. The known majority of them orbit the Sun in the so-called main asteroid belt, between the orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter.
It just 'accidently' makes the symbol of infinity! perfect since in symbolism, the sun symbols Christ, the moon the Church. ~ mw ~ Fixed position photograph of the sun, taken at the same time of day over a year. Looks like the infinity symbol!