Space Rock Hits the Moon During the Recent Eclipse

Click for full-frame viewAmateur astronomer Christian Fröschlin

❝ As if the total lunar eclipse wasn’t amazing enough, one binocular observer and more than a dozen people with still and video cameras recorded the split-second flash of a probable meteoroid impact on the Moon at the same time.

❝ Amateur astronomer Christian Fröschlin of the Netherlands captured this amazing still image of the impact, which appeared on one of the 9,000 images he made of the eclipse.


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