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NASA footage shows meteor crashing into moon

Did you see the video of the meteor hitting the Moon on Friday? The meteor that NASA thinks weighed less than 100 pounds and was travelling at 56,000 miles per hour? You can check out a video of the event and the big explosion -- which could reportedly be seen with the naked eye.

Things crashing into the moon -- you know, that's how the third Transformers movie starts right? At least that's how the preview starts. Sorry Michael Bay, when it comes to explosions, we'd rather watch the NASA source footage.

ScienceCasts: Bright Explosion on the Moon

 

 

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