Hmm, this moon looks remarkably like the Death Star

Updated 9:51 AM EST, Wed January 25, 2017
Odysseus Crater, with a size of epic proportions, stretches across a large northern expanse on Saturn's moon Tethys.
This view looks toward the leading hemisphere of Tethys (1,062 kilometers, or 660 miles across). Odysseus Crater is 450 kilometers, or 280 miles, across. North on Tethys is up and rotated 3 degrees to the right.
The image was taken in visible green light with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera on Feb. 14, 2010. The view was obtained at a distance of approximately 178,000 kilometers (111,000 miles) from Tethys and at a Sun-Tethys-spacecraft, or phase, angle of 73 degrees. Image scale is about 1 kilometer (about 3,485 feet) per pixel.
The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Cassini orbiter and its two onboard cameras were designed, developed and assembled at JPL. The imaging operations center is based at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colo.
For more information about the Cassini-Huygens mission visit http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/. The Cassini imaging team homepage is at http://ciclops.org.
Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Odysseus Crater, with a size of epic proportions, stretches across a large northern expanse on Saturn's moon Tethys. This view looks toward the leading hemisphere of Tethys (1,062 kilometers, or 660 miles across). Odysseus Crater is 450 kilometers, or 280 miles, across. North on Tethys is up and rotated 3 degrees to the right. The image was taken in visible green light with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera on Feb. 14, 2010. The view was obtained at a distance of approximately 178,000 kilometers (111,000 miles) from Tethys and at a Sun-Tethys-spacecraft, or phase, angle of 73 degrees. Image scale is about 1 kilometer (about 3,485 feet) per pixel. The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Cassini orbiter and its two onboard cameras were designed, developed and assembled at JPL. The imaging operations center is based at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colo. For more information about the Cassini-Huygens mission visit http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/. The Cassini imaging team homepage is at http://ciclops.org. Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
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If you ask Star Wars fans, they will tell you the connection is strong with this one.

This week, NASA released a stunning photo of Tethys, a large moon circling Saturn. But all people are talking about is how strangely similar it looks to the Death Star.

Like the Death Star, Tethys has a large, distinctive crater that NASA has named Odysseus.

But unlike the Death Star, its rock core and icy surface protects it from internal combustion. Sorry, Han and Luke.

The photo was taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which has been sending back some jaw-dropping images from the ringed planet.

The moon – can we just call it “Teth Star”? – is Saturn’s fifth-largest. And its distinctive shape is a result of its own star war.

NASA attributes this moon’s crater to the result of external impacts. While those impacts don’t make Tethys unusual as far as moons go, it does make for a daunting resemblance looming not so far away.