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Moon or Frying Pan?

This is the closest I’ll get to any April Fool’s-related posts. I wouldn’t mess with you guys. Not for science.

APOD has a fun little photo quiz called “Moon or Frying Pan?” that does pretty much what it says on the tin. Can you figure out which of the image pairs are planetary satellites and which are from Christopher Jonassen’s planetary frying pans project?

I don’t know what the astronomical significance here is, but it probably has something to do with delicious, sizzling space-bacon. Or something,