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23 June 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 23JUN2013

Large Meteorite Located in Urals Lake
Huge Chunk of Meteorite Located in Urals Lake - Scientist
RIA Novosti
June 22, 2013
...Viktor Grokhovsky, a senior researcher with the Urals Federal University
was among scientists who measured the magnetic field in the area where a
meteorite chunk has presumably fallen. He said that the measurements
indicated that an object, most likely a meteorite fragment about 60
centimeters (about two feet) in diameter and weighting approximately 300
kilograms (over 661 lbs), is lying on the bottom of the Chebarkul Lake. ... more
http://en.ria.ru/russia/20130622/181805477/Huge-Chunk-of-Meteorite-Located-in-Urals-Lake---Scientist.html

Gardeners dig up meteoritein Williams
Fri, 21 Jun, 2013 09:02 PM PDT
WILLIAMS — Curious things tend to turn up in Williams. First, it was a prehistoric mastodon jaw. Now, it’s an even older specimen — a meteorite, sent spiraling to ... Continue reading

Rock Or Meteorite? Strange Object Crashes Through Roof Of Local Business
Fri, 21 Jun, 2013 07:12 PM PDT
There is a mystery surrounding a strange-looking rock that came crashing through the ceiling of a Mercer County business sometime late Thursday night or early Friday morning. Continue reading

Couple finds 4 billion-year-old meteorite on farm
Fri, 21 Jun, 2013 07:08 PM PDT Continue reading

Huge green fireball with red tail blazes over central Poland, 20 June ...
A huge fireball as bright as a Quarter Moon crossed the sky over Poland just before midnight on Thursday, reports the Polish Fireball Network (PKiM).
www.sott.net/.../263004-Huge-green-fireball-with-red-tail-blaz...

Farmer finds piece of billion year old meteor
Round News
A farmer from Midwestern United States made a rather odd discovery that might be worth a lot of money. The finding is very different from other such strange cases where, for example, a farmer finds a bayonet stuck in a tire of his tractor just to find ...

Unusual meteor shower early Tuesday? Maybe. - Hampton Roads
Attention, meteor fans: The American Meteor Society says there might be a brief flurry of meteors around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. Or not. This uncertainty ...
hamptonroads.com/.../unusual-meteor-shower-early-tuesday-...

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