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Thursday, 29 December 2005

Meteorite Impact Observed the Moon

Meteorite Impact Observed the Moon

Paul bristolia at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 28 17:06:24 EST 2005

An Explosion on the Moon: So you thought nothing ever happens
on the moon? Dr. Tony Phillips, Science at NASA, [

http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2005/22dec_lunartaurid.htm?list109322

"December 23, 2005: NASA scientists have observed an explosion
on the moon. The blast, equal in energy to about 70 kg of TNT,
occurred near the edge of Mare Imbrium (the Sea of Rains) on
Nov. 7, 2005, when a 12-centimeter-wide meteoroid slammed
into the ground traveling 27 km/s."

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