Stupid question maybe ?

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Stupid question maybe ?

Postby PeterUK » Thu Dec 03, 2015 1:12 am

Not sure if this is in the right place but . . .

I am totally new to all this so please be gentle if my question is stupid or has been asked before somewhere.

I have just been playing around with the Virtual moon atlas and noticed something that has me very puzzled. :suspicious:
Overall, the moon has craters spread fairly evenly across its surface EXCEPT for the two poles where they seem to be concentrated into a very small area.
It seems strange that nowhere else has such a large amount of impacts in TWO relatively small areas

So my question is . . . Why have these two areas had such a concentration of meteor strikes ?

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