According to experts, they arise as a result of impacts on the surface of the satellite of small meteorites. The scientists managed to prove this fact by a 22-month study of the moon’s night side. In observations of the place where the sun’s rays do not fall, astronomers used a 1.2-meter telescope, as well as two cameras (one of them caught the red radiation range, the other – the near infrared).As a result, they recorded dozens of flashes, leaving a short-term heat trace. On average, one event occurred in 1.8 hours of observation.
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