Transcript of Interview with Zeegon and Zaygon

TRANSLATOR:
We have determined that together you weigh 203 pounds on Earth?
How much do you weigh on your homeland?

Zeegon and Zaygon:
Almost 34 pounds.

TRANSLATOR:
When is your Earth birthday?
How old will you be on your next Earth birthday?

Zeegon and Zaygon:
We were hatched.

TRANSLATOR:
How old are you on your homeland?

Zeegon and Zaygon:
We are both the same age.

TRANSLATOR:
How long is a year on your homeland?

Zeegon and Zaygon:
We track time in phases.

TRANSLATOR:
How long is a day on your homeland?

Zeegon and Zaygon:
Well, let's just say that there are 27.322 days in a phase.

TRANSLATOR:
How many natural satellites does your homeland have?

Zeegon and Zaygon:
Zero.

TRANSLATOR:
Any rings?

Zeegon and Zaygon:
Nope.

TRANSLATOR:
Describe some of the major surface features of your homeland.

Zeegon and Zaygon:
There are many interesting surface features such as craters, mountain ranges, rilles, and lava plains.

TRANSLATOR:
Is your homeland an inner planet, outer planet, or not a planet?
If it is a planet, is it a terrestrial or gas planet?

Zeegon and Zaygon:
It is a satellite.

TRANSLATOR:
What is the distance from the Sun to your homeland?

Zeegon and Zaygon:
Hmmmm?

TRANSLATOR:
What is the size of your homeland?

Zeegon and Zaygon:
It is more than one quarter the size of Earth.

TRANSLATOR:
Describe the atmosphere of your homeland.

Zeegon and Zaygon:
We don't have one.

TRANSLATOR:
What is the surface temperature of your homeland?

Zeegon and Zaygon:
It ranges from 100 C when the Sun is shining to -173 C at when it isn't.

TRANSLATOR:
Have there been any space missions to your homeland?

Zeegon and Zaygon:
Yes, ever hear of the Apollo Missions?

TRANSLATOR:
What is the latest news on your homeland?

Zeegon and Zaygon:
Well, in 1969 someone visited and left behind a red, white, and blue flag with stars and stripes.

TRANSLATOR:
How did your homeland get its name?

Zeegon and Zaygon:
The name of our homeland means "a natural satellite revolving around a planet."