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Earth-Theia Impact - V3
Artwork of the young Earth-Moon system. The Earth had recently formed when it was struck by a protoplanet - called Theia - roughly three times the size of Mars. Debris from the impact went into orbit, while the cores of the two planets merged. Within...
Keywords: ... mpact, planet, planet Earth, the Earth, Theia, the Moon ...

Earth Then and Now
Illustration conceptualizing the formation of the Moon. The left side shows a collision between the early Earth and a smaller rocky protoplanet about the size of modern-day Mars. The right shows the Earth and Moon today....
Keywords: ... phase, formation, impact, planet Earth, Theia, the Moon ...

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