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20 minute impact

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The second frame shows the mapping nearly 20 minutes into the impact event. Image Courtesy of Southwest Research Institute The second frame shows the mapping nearly 20 minutes into the impact event. The details of this simulation can be found in Canup, R. (2004, Simulations of a late lunar-forming impact, Icarus 168, 433–456).
Image Courtesy of Southwest Research Institute