There's An Enormous, Mysterious Mass Under the Moon's Largest Crater

Although it looks like a boring, barren place, the Moon is home to some pretty amazing landmarks. The South Pole-Aitken basin, for example, is the largest impact crater in the solar system, measuring about 2,500 km (1,550 mi) across at its widest point. And now scientists have detected something strange buried under the crater... Continue Reading Huge metallic anomaly detected buried beneath the Moon's largest crater Category: Space Tags: Asteroid Astronomy Chang'e-4 GRAIL Lunar Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Metals Moon

There's An Enormous, Mysterious Mass Under the Moon's Largest Crater

The South Pole-Aitken basin shows up clearly as low-lying blue in a topographical map of the moon, with the newly discovered mass located underneath the dotted line. (Credit: NASA/Goddard Space ...

Tue 11 Jun 19 from Discover Magazine

Huge metallic anomaly detected buried beneath the Moon's largest crater

Although it looks like a boring, barren place, the Moon is home to some pretty amazing landmarks. The South Pole-Aitken basin, for example, is the largest impact crater in the solar system, ...

Mon 10 Jun 19 from Gizmag

Huge asteroid that hit the moon may be preserved below the surface

The iron core of an asteroid that crashed into the moon 4 billion years ago to create a huge crater at its south pole may have been found

Fri 7 Jun 19 from Newscientist

Mysterious mass of moon metal discovered under lunar south pole - CNET

NASA wants to send astronauts in 5 years to check out the area. They may want to bring metal detectors.

Wed 12 Jun 19 from CNET

The moon’s largest crater is hiding something huge, but astronomers aren’t quite sure what

The mass is five times the size of Hawaii’s Big Island and buried underneath the South Pole-Aitkin basin – the moon’s largest crater.       

Wed 12 Jun 19 from USA today

Researchers Discover Mysterious Material Under Moon’s Largest Crater

A strange large mass of material has been detected under the Moon’s largest crater and may contain metal from an asteroid that crashed into the lunar surface and formed the crater, according ...

Tue 11 Jun 19 from Geek.com

What's Causing the Huge Mass Anomaly Beneath the Moon?

The far side of the Moon contains an enormous and very weird structure at its South Pole. And scientists think they might know the source of this anomaly.Read more...

Tue 11 Jun 19 from Gizmodo

Gravity ‘Anomaly’ at Moon’s South Pole Could Be Buried Metallic Asteroid

A large crater in the southern polar region appears to contain a large deposit of dense material, possibly the remains of an ancient metallic asteroid. The post Gravity ‘Anomaly’ ...

Tue 11 Jun 19 from Extremetech

Mysterious gravitational anomaly in Moon’s South Pole could be a massive metal deposit

It was 'imported' from space via a meteorite impact.

Tue 11 Jun 19 from ZME Science

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