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Rhea's atmosphere

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Saturn Moon Has Oxygen Atmosphere - but it's very thin!
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/n...science-space/

It's also very cold - and it's far.

For one thing, the 932-mile-wide (1,500-kilometer-wide), ice-covered moon is more than 932 million miles (1.5 billion kilometers) from Earth. For another, the average surface temperature is -292 degrees Fahrenheit (-180 degrees Celsius).
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