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Subject: Is the moon moving away from the earth?

Date: Thu Jun 10 21:20:47 1999
Posted by Lynn McDonald
Grade level: nonaligned School: No school entered.
City: New Caney State/Province: Texas Country: USA
Area of science: Astronomy
ID: 929067647.As

I read an article a couple of years ago that stated that the 
moon was slowly drifting away from the earth at approximately 
1/4 inch per year.  Is there any current evidence that this is 
really happening?

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