12
Mar
2018

Louis Moinet watches showcase rare rocky extremes

Meteors rain down on the Earth all the time, and thousands weighing a pound or more reach the ground each year. Most of these are fragments left over from the formation of the Solar System billions of years ago, but some or the rarest are lunar meteorites, or lunaites, of which there are only about a hundred known. These meteorites were originally part of the Moon, but were blasted from its surface by asteroid impacts that hurled them into orbit.

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