Detection of a Meteoroidal Impact on the Moon


In this article we report data about a lunar flash detected on February 11, 2011 which very likely resulted from an impact. It was simultaneously detected by two independent observatories. The brightest impact flash reached a peak brightness of 8.1 ± 0.3 magV and had a long lasting afterglow. The selenographic coordinates of the lunar impact flash are… (More)


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