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Meteorites slam into the Moon all the time - but we didn't mention how big they are... That means that if the Apollo 11 crew had stayed on the Moon 503,718 days 1,380 years , odds are that one, yes one, musket ball would come down somewhere in the area they were hanging out.
Intermediate Why do the planets orbit the sun? You may like. That sounds like a lot, but it is a big Moon.
Everyday science. Intermediate How many Earths fit into the Sun? The Moon is constantly being bombarded with meteorites, but most of them are no bigger than specks of dust.
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Home Space How often do large meteorites hit the Moon? Intermediate Do asteroids ever do anything good in the Solar System? If we divide 379 square km by 752 square meters we get 503,718.
Our Reddit AMAs. This study was led by P. Another way to tell how many meteorites hit Earth each year is to look at the number of meteorites found in dry regions where there isn't much vegtation or erosion like deserts , where you expect to be able to find most of the meteorites that fell.
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