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Lost Light From the Moon May be Sent Astray by Dusty Reflectors


April 15, 2010

a laser beam from Apache Point Observatory Light bounced off reflectors on the moon is fainter than expected and mysteriously dims even more whenever the moon is full. Astronomers think dust is a likely culprit, they report in a forthcoming issue of the journal Icarus. Full Story

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