"It was incredibly beautiful. I am moved to tears," says one of the sky-gazers.
The eclipse was most visible in a 100-kilometer (62-mile) band across Chile, Argentina, Angola, Zambia and the DR Congo.
Seven clusters of three-to-five galaxies are each 10 to 1,000 times smaller than the Milky Way.
"The multiple impact scenario is a more 'natural' way of explaining the formation of the Moon."
The massive Orion A molecular cloud is the "star factory" closest to Earth.
Supermoons are actually quite common -- there is one every 14 months on average.
The next comparable event will be in 2034, when the Moon will come even closer, by 64km, to Earth.
Asteroids and comets crashing into the Moon create 180 new craters every year.
The latest finding has given scientists fresh hope that a robotic spacecraft could one day fly past these potential plumes and learn about their contents...
"We have yet to confirm that it was in fact a meteorite but it is more than likely that it was."
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