[meteorite-list] "Meteoroid Hits the Moon" Article Question
From: Mike Groetz <mpg444_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat Sep 30 19:43:26 2006
Sorry for the ignorant question- but if someone
could help me with this I would really appreciate it.
Ref: The current issue of Meteorite Magazine (Aug.
'06) Pg 5 news article.
There are a couple of references to a fireball upon
My question is- if the moon does not have an
atmosphere as such- how could there be a "fireball"
without the gasses (oxygen, etc.) to burn?
I could understand a large cloud of impact material
ejected- but a true fireball?
Sorry if maybe I am just reading this out of
Thank you if you can help me understand.
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Received on Sat 30 Sep 2006 07:43:21 PM PDT