How is an object proved to not be from earth


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How is an object proved to not be from earth?

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How is an object proved to not be from earth?

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Do you mean a meteorite?
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Yes or a exterrestial object of some type

but a meteorite is a good example

moon rocks

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How is an object proved to not be from earth


Here.

http://meteorites.wustl.edu/lunar/howdoweknow.htm
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wow thanks
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You're very welcome.


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