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U.K. Scientists Start Site to Track Moon

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U.K. Scientists Start Site to Track Moon

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U.K. Scientists Start Site to Track Moon

U.K. Scientists Start Site to Track Moon

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A false-color image showing the Moon's soil and mineral compostion. NASA hide caption

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British scientists spearhead a global "Moon watch." Observers anywhere in the world are able to log onto a Web site and report when they see the moon. The acientists hope the information will help refine the Lunar Calendar and also help establish the start of some religious festivals.

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Catherine Hohenkerk, mathematician and a member of the HM Nautical Almanac Office

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