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Saturn has a moon that looks just like a ravioli

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Space ravioli

NASA/Cassini

For real?

NASA just released the best-ever pictures of Saturn's moon Pan, and mamma mia! Does that thing look like a ravioli, or what? Alternatively, one might argue that it resembles a UFO straight out of an Ed Wood film:

flying saucer

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