Moon's Riches

7 Jul 2020

Sent in by Gary - see www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-8483763/ ... it seems the moon's crust is richer in metals than the crust of the earth. That is an enigma as the moon is thought to have formed after a large cosmic body impacted with the earth and in the process, lots of crustal material, was ejected. What do the new findings mean? It seems it casts doubt on the current consensus theory on the origin of the moon, one would have thought. Then again, perhaps not ...

                                                 

Meanwhile, Comet Neowise has emerged from behind the sun - go to https://spaceweather.com (July 6th 2020) ...

   ... the image was taken over the Czech Republic, Comet Neowise amongst noctolucent clouds ...

   ... and this one was taken in Arizona. The comet will be a morning star for this  week and then become an evening star thereafter.