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Moon's Variable Gravity Came From Ancient Impacts - Universe Today
The moon’s gravity has been a headache ever since the Apollo era. Areas of “mass concentration” or mascons, discovered in 1968, affected spacecraft orbits and made landing on Earth’s neighbor a tricky challenge. The phenomenon has puzzled scientists, but new data shows that mascons might have come to be after asteroids or comets hit the … Continue reading "Moon’s Variable Gravity Came From Ancient Impacts"