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Moon explosion: 'No telescope required'

Sydney Morning Herald Saturday 18th May, 2013

The most powerful meteor strike on the moon ever observed has just been announced by NASA. A March 17 strike on the moon caused an explosion equal to five tons of TNT and could have seen with the naked eye, said Bill Cooke, head of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office. "It exploded in a flash many times as bright as anything we've seen before," said Dr Cooke.


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