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Tails of the Moon

1 April 2015

At www.newscientist.com/article/dn27275-thye-moons-got-two-tails-and its-friends-might-too.html …. member Gary Gilligan sent in this piece he spotted at New Scientist this week. The Moon has got two tails. One is a tail of sodium gas that streams behind the Moon as she moves. The other is a tail of dust particles. Both stretch for hundreds of thousands of kilometres in the wake of the Moon.

Gary, of course, has his own views on the tails – visit www.gks.uk.com/Ram-headed-Amun/

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