Lunar meteorite

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Large slice of NWA5000, the largest known lunar meteorite. It was found in the Sahara desert in 2007. [1]

A lunar meteorite is a meteorite that is known to have come from the Moon.[2] A meteorite hitting the Moon is normally classified as a transient lunar phenomenon.

References[change | change source]

  1. NWA 5000 meteorite
  2. NASA, Exploring Meteorite Mysteries a Teacher's Guide with Activities for Earth and Space Sciences (Houston, TX: NASA, Office of Space Science, 1997), p. 21