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NASA: Meteor slams into Moon, causes explosion visible to naked eye on Earth | Space, Military and Medicine | News.com.au

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A MASSIVE explosion from a meteor which crashed into the Moon was visible to the naked eye on Earth, NASA says.

A boulder-sized meteor slammed into the moon in March, causing an explosion so bright anyone looking up at the right moment would have spotted it, NASA said.

NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office is reporting the discovery of the brightest impact seen on the Moon in the eight years the monitoring program has run, the National Geographic reports

via NASA: Meteor slams into Moon, causes explosion visible to naked eye on Earth | Space, Military and Medicine | News.com.au.

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Written by edparnell

May 18, 2013 at 12:44 pm

Posted in Space

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