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Cool vid of meteor

  1. Feb 19, 2008 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    A meteor that came down in the NW this morning was caught on camera.


    A pilot reported seeing it hit the ground.
     
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  3. Feb 20, 2008 #2
    It's going to make the news when someone finds it----now there's a treasure hunt
     
  4. Feb 20, 2008 #3
    That was really cool.
     
  5. Feb 20, 2008 #4
    I'd like to own a meteorite someday--or even better find one myself. When I used to go arrowhead hunting as a kid, I keep my eyes open for anything, including meteorites. I did find a dense piece of iron ore one time, that had grooves rubbed into it. It was was used to get a red pigment from---I guess its fairly rare too. I'll see if I can find it, dig it out of its almost forgotten box, and post a photo.

    Anyway--finding a meteorite:

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    http://www.meteorite-times.com/Back_Links/2006/November/Accretion_Desk.htm

    maybe not that big, but a baseball sized tektite would be nice.
     
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