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A Lunar Flash Likely Originated By Meteoroidal Impact

On August 1, 2013 at 02:21:55.7 UT, a small meteoroid has impacted the Moons surface. The kinetic energy transformed by the impact into thermal energy also caused a short and intense flash of light that was detected by telescopes of R. Lena, A. Manna and S. Sposetti.

The simultaneity of the flash and the same position on the lunar surface indicates it is an impact. The event described above has been observed by Raffaello Lena (GLR group, Rome Italy) with a refractor 130 mm and with a…

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Added by raf lena on August 9, 2013 at 2:27am — No Comments

selenology today 27

selenology today 27 and preceding issue on line with three articles,

webpagehttp://digilander.libero.it/glrgroup/

Thanks for your attention
Raffaello Lena

Added by raf lena on February 12, 2012 at 11:28am — 1 Comment

selenology today 24

selenology today 24
On line with three articles, including a study for old TLP and three meteoroidal impacts recorded on April 2011
The issue and more is present in the webpage


http://digilander.libero.it/glrgroup/
Raffaello Lena

Added by raf lena on May 23, 2011 at 11:59am — No Comments

Detection of a meteoroidal impact on the Moon

full analysis and article of the event recorded on february 11 2011, which very likely is a metoroidal impact on the moon.

The issue and more info is present in the webpage



http://digilander.libero.it/glrgroup/







Summary

Detection of a meteoroidal impact on the Moon







By Stefano Sposetti (a), Marco Iten (b) and Raffaello Lena (c)







(a) Gnosca Observatory… Continue

Added by raf lena on March 6, 2011 at 1:55pm — No Comments

selenology today 22 published a probable lunar impact detection

we have released a special issue (as a bulletin) of Selenology Today 22.

In this issue (as pdf file and also as webpage in html version) is reported a probable lunar impact on february 11 2010.

The intensity of the flash is well above the noise level, the event covers several frames, and the confirmation comes from the fact that it was detected by two independent distant observers.



The issue and more info is present in the webpage…

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Added by raf lena on February 17, 2011 at 9:14am — 2 Comments

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