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VISITING THE MAGNETIC ANOMALIES
There are some pretty dramatic patterns on the lunar surface caused by magnetism. It is believed that magnetized rocks create magnetic field lines. Charged particles from the sun get channeled down these lines to preferentially impact certain strips of lunar dirt and not the strips next to them.

Descartes: A curious, cotton wool looking pattern on the surface of the Moon. A recent theory is that these magnetic rocks were caused by ferromagnetic lava becoming a large magnet as they cooled within the Moon's early magnetic field.
Ingenii: These anomalies sort of look like an aurora that's been imprinted on the lunar surface.
Reiner: By far the most prominent of the magnetic anomalies.


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