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 Post subject: Re: Moon Thead
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Thierry Legault Photographs World Record Youngest Possible New Moon

https://astrobob.areavoices.com/2013/07 ... -new-moon/


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On the Moon

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/li ... -the-moon/

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Seldom shown images from the Apollo missions still evoke powerful responses


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The Moon in the Middle Ages

http://www.medievalists.net/2013/07/the ... ddle-ages/

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I'll see you on the far side of the moon.

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In this image, taken by DISCOVR, the face of the far side of the moon is fully illuminated by the sun.


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Astronomers just spotted bizarre holes on the Moon that might reveal hidden tunnels

http://bgr.com/2018/01/12/moon-holes-lava-tube-tunnels/

The article's headline is rife with spoilers.

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Are Earthquakes More Likely During Full Moons? That’s a Myth, Study Finds

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/18/scie ... ycles.html

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To analyze the supposed link, Susan Hough, a seismologist at the United States Geological Survey, scrutinized 204 earthquakes of magnitude 8 or greater over the past four centuries. She then matched those earthquakes to the lunar calendar and found that no more occurred during a full or new moon than on any other day of the lunar cycle.

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Photographing a Lunar Eclipse in 1960 Took More Than a Snap

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/sa ... an-a-snap/

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Diagrams from the Scientific American archive document a feat of citizen science.

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Fossilized Feature Records Moon's Slow Retreat from Earth

http://www.astrowatch.net/2018/02/fossi ... -slow.html

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About two hundred years ago, French mathematician and physicist Pierre-Simon Laplace determined that the moon’s equatorial bulge was too large (by twenty times) for its one-revolution-per-month rotational rate. Scientists have theorized that the moon, born hot, rotated fast after its formation and possessed an equatorial bulge much greater in size than it does today. The bulge tended to shrink in adjustment to reduced rotational force as the moon moved farther from the Earth and reduced its rotational rate, until the moon cooled and stiffened enough to have solidified a permanent bulge in its crust, creating the feature known as the fossil bulge.

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Ancient Moon Had Atmosphere Made of Volcano Smoke

http://www.edgology.org/2018/02/ancient ... de-of.html

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Roughly 3.5 billion years ago huge volcanoes released enough gas to cover the Moon with a thin atmosphere that was visible from Earth.

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A New View of the Moon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCrJ3NflOpE

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