New Moon Over Kentucky

Possibly the coolest thing to happen this year: Earth got a new moon – or else it’s just another piece of space garbage, the astronomers haven’t reached a consensus yet. This moon, unlike the disgustipating “second moon” Cruithne, apparently has a proper orbity-shaped orbit, too. Hurrah!

(Cruithne enjoys a “special relationship” with the Earth – the kind of special relationship it can’t tell its mother about – sharing our orbit around the sun in a freaky 1:1 resonance pattern. To validate this relationship by calling Cruithne a proper moon would destroy the very moral fiber of society. I’m sure the Bible is against it, too.)


  1. Steve wrote:

    This post made headline news.

  2. yami wrote:

    Holy tchotchke!

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