There may be an extra moon orbiting Earth, and scientists think they know exactly where it came from

A fast-rotating asteroid that orbits in conjunction with Earth It could be a stray piece of the moon. Now, scientists think they know exactly which lunar crater they came from.

A new study published April 19 in the journal Nature astronomyfinds that the ground is nearby asteroid 469219 Kamo'oalewa may have been launched into space when a mile-wide (1.6 km) space rock collided with the Moon, creating the Giordano Bruno Crater.

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