Moons
Moons

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Moons

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THE OPEN UNIVERSITY PROSPECTUS

OPEN UNIVERSITY MINERALS UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

This is the Open University's virtual microscope, with more info on identifying minerals and their characteristic features.

DAVID ROTHERY TALKS TO EVERETT GIBSON

In July 2014 David Rothery recorded a bonus video with Everett Gibson about lunar samples.

NASA - SELENE DATA SUGGESTS NO PERPETUAL SUNLIGHT ON LUNAR POLES

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