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The First Confirmed Videorecordings of Lunar Meteor Impacts
Author and Affiliation:
Dunham, D. W.(Johns Hopkins Univ., Applied Physics Lab., Laurel, MD United States)
Cudnik, B.(Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical Coll., TX United States)
Palmer, D. M.(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD United States)
Sada, P. V.(De Monterrey Univ., San Antonio, TX United States)
Melosh, J.(Arizona Univ., Lunar and Planetary Lab., Tucson, AZ United States)
Beech, M.(Regina Univ., Saskatchewan Canada)
Pellerin, L.(Planetarium, Seminole Community Coll., Sanford, FL United States)
Asher, D.(Armagh Observatory, Ireland)
Frankenberger R.
Venable R. Show more authors
Abstract: North American observers recorded at least six meteors striking the Moon's surface during the Leonid meteor shower on 1999 Nov. 18. Each meteor produced a flash that was recorded from at least two separate locations, marking the first confirmed lunar meteor impacts.
Publication Date: Mar 01, 2000
Document ID:
20000081327
(Acquired Sep 01, 2000)
Subject Category: LUNAR AND PLANETARY SCIENCE AND EXPLORATION
Document Type: Conference Paper
Publication Information: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXI; (LPI-Contrib-1000); (SEE 20000080557)
Financial Sponsor: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Greenbelt, MD United States
Organization Source: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Greenbelt, MD United States
Description: In English; CD ROM: CD ROM contains the entire conference proceedings presented in PDF format
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: HYPERVELOCITY IMPACT; LUNAR SURFACE; METEORITE COLLISIONS; MOON; VIDEO TAPES; METEOROID SHOWERS
Availability Notes: Available from STI Support Services only as part of the entire parent document
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