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Meteor Colliding With Moon Visible to Naked Eye

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May 20, 2013
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A meteor weighing nearly 40 kilos crashed into the moon's surface causing a large flash that was visible to the naked eye. The collision took place last Friday and was captured by a telescope belonging to NASA.


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