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Chris Murphy

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Newly discovered lunar crater named after Amelia Earhart
« on: March 17, 2015, 11:51:56 AM »

Well done, NASA!

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-31917302

Interestingly, this 200km-wide went undiscovered on the near-side of the Moon even after centuries of observation.  "I would guess this is probably the first discovery of a crater this big on the nearside of the Moon in a century - maybe two," Prof Melosh told BBC News.


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