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Formation of the Moon: a new mechanism

@article{Gupta2014FormationOT,
  title={Formation of the Moon: a new mechanism},
  author={Mukesh Gupta},
  journal={arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics},
  year={2014}
}
  • M. Gupta
  • Published 1 February 2014
  • Physics, Geology
  • arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics
Understanding the Moon's formation mechanism is necessary for studying not only the Moon itself, but also the evolution, formation, habitability, and structure of other planets and the moons in the Solar system and in extrasolar planetary systems. In this paper, I suggest a mechanism of the Moon formation. I posit that the Moon came into existence from the same gaseous cloud that the Earth originated from. The paper concludes that the moons can only form at the time of planet formation in a… 

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