I love astrophysics – because of the physics, of course, but also for the way things are named and looked at. It’s just awesome and sometimes also just a tad inappropriate.
Space imagery. Food for thought. Sometimes, the story is right there. Sometimes, it will develop after a while.
Image: Asteroid Kleopatra
Text: When we zoom in on “Kleopatra” and she looks like a “dog bone” – I mean, what?! #spacenames
Image credits: ESO/Vernazza, Marchis et al./MISTRAL algorithm (ONERA/CNRS)