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published by the Goddard Space Flight Center
Visit this NASA website for a 25-year retrospective on how astronomers have used corner reflectors on the moon to learn about its position, its motion, and even its interior. The site describes how these measurements are made and what has been discovered. Also, you'll find a a photo of a retroreflector on the moon.
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Restriction: © 1994
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Keywords: corner reflector, light, moon distance, retroreflector
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 18, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated: May 06, 2009 by Lyle Barbato
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July 11, 2005
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AIP Format
(Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, 1994), WWW Document, (http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEhelp/ApolloLaser.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
Measuring the Moon's Distance (Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, 1994), <http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEhelp/ApolloLaser.html>.
APA Format
Measuring the Moon's Distance. (2005, July 11). Retrieved April 23, 2014, from Goddard Space Flight Center: http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEhelp/ApolloLaser.html
Chicago Format
Goddard Space Flight Center. Measuring the Moon's Distance. Greenbelt: Goddard Space Flight Center, July 11, 2005. http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEhelp/ApolloLaser.html (accessed 23 April 2014).
MLA Format
Measuring the Moon's Distance. Greenbelt: Goddard Space Flight Center, 1994. 11 July 2005. 23 Apr. 2014 <http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEhelp/ApolloLaser.html>.
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