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13 August 2013

Turkey Meteorite Fall? Meteorite or Not? 11AUG2013

credit- gudem.millyet.com
Scientists have searched for forest-burning meteorite
August 13, 2013, Tuesday
ÇANAKKALE, eyewitnesses "first explosion was heard in the sky, and then dropped the ball of flame started a fire in the woods" statements, acting on the space scientists began to look for a burning asteroid field. If the surface of a stone has created a stir in the fully lit... *photo and video
note-Meteorites are not a likely cause for fires; Hollywood meteor/ite syndrome.
Photo in above story shows what appears to be a cobble of white marble-like stone with a crust.
http://gundem.milliyet.com.tr/bilimadamlari-orman-yakan/gundem/detay/1749274/default.htm

One report-
11AUG2013 Forwarder: Gozlemci Taslıtarla, Canakkale, Turkey 11:10:00 A very short time... E-W Explosion sound and flames...had started a forest fire ! Brighter thesun; possibly... A piece of burned rock found... News coverage: http://gundem.milliyet.com.tr/bilimadamlari-orman-yakan/gundem/detay/1749274/default.htm
Thank you Gozlemci Taslıtarla!

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