[meteorite-list] Meteorite Impact Observed the Moon

From: Paul <bristolia_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed Dec 28 17:06:28 2005
Message-ID: <20051228220624.43712.qmail_at_web36210.mail.mud.yahoo.com>

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


"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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Received on Wed 28 Dec 2005 05:06:24 PM PST

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