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There's a huge mass embedded in the center of the moon

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There's a huge mass embedded in the center of the moon
Post by BobG   » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:28 pm

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CNN writes: "There's a huge mass embedded in the center of the moon, and astronomers aren't sure what it is".

https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/11/us/moon-mass-crater-mystery-unexplained-trnd/index.html

David, how did you know that?

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Re: There's a huge mass embedded in the center of the moon
Post by Robert_A_Woodward   » Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:34 am

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BobG wrote:CNN writes: "There's a huge mass embedded in the center of the moon, and astronomers aren't sure what it is".

https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/11/us/moon-mass-crater-mystery-unexplained-trnd/index.html

David, how did you know that?

-- Bob G


Astronomers have known for decades that the Moon had internal mass concentrations. That is why most lunar satellites crash.
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Re: There's a huge mass embedded in the center of the moon
Post by zuluwiz   » Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:05 pm

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Where is it? Is it in the center, or closer to the surface, near the south pole? Obviously, we can't trust CNN to get it right.
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