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We use ordinary Newtonian orbital mechanics to explore the possibility that near side lunar maria are giant impact basins left over from a catastrophic impact event that caused the present orbital configuration of the moon. We hypothesize that this collision was responsible for triggering the Noahic Flood. The results show that a collision of an asteroid swarm equivalent to a single ~80 km diameter rocky asteroid moving at parabolic velocity was sufficient to cause the present radial orbital oscillations of the moon, assuming that the orbit was originally circular.
Noahic Flood, Asteroids, Mare, Lunar impacts, Astronomical catastrophes
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Samec, Ronald G.
"Is the Moon's Orbit "Ringing" from an Asteroid Collision Event which Triggered the Flood?,"
Proceedings of the International Conference on Creationism: Vol. 6
, Article 23.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.cedarville.edu/icc_proceedings/vol6/iss1/23
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