Giant meteorite crashes into moon causing explosion

Closeup of the moon taken with a 200mm lens by John Frohock

If you saw a flash on the moon on March 17th, it was not just your imagination. A huge meteorite crashed into the lunar surface at 56,000 mph creating a new crater about 65-feet wide according to Yahoo News.

They say the light from the crash created a bright flash of light that was visible with the naked eye on that night.

Scientists say this is the biggest explosion they’ve seen since experts have been watching the moon.

Click here to read more about this on Yahoo News.com. 

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