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[OM] Touch the Moon

Subject: [OM] Touch the Moon
From: Peter Klein <boulanger.croissant@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 22:14:56 -0700
Yes, really. At the NASA visitor center, they have an exhibit of moon rocks brought back by the Apollo missions. One of them is epoxied into a clear plastic container with a slot for visitor's hands, so we can touch the rock. So I did. This was during our visit to Texas in late February, just before the pandemic hit the U.S. and the lockdown was imposed.

Anyway, I did the best I could with the plastic barriers.  Quite a thrill to actually touch a piece of the moon.
<https://www.flickr.com/photos/24844563@N04/49999863973/in/dateposted-public/>

For the geologically inclined, here are several more moon rocks. The first one looks like very old meat loaf in cross-section...
<https://www.flickr.com/photos/24844563@N04/50000637892/in/dateposted-public/>
<https://www.flickr.com/photos/24844563@N04/50000380346/in/dateposted-public/>
<https://www.flickr.com/photos/24844563@N04/49999863963/in/dateposted-public/>

Olympus E-M5 and Panasonic 20/1.7.  Enjoy!
--Peter
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