[meteorite-list] meteorite orbit and origin data

From: Peter Brown <pbrown_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:37:34 2004
Message-ID: <3A3A5236.2E003C1A_at_julian.uwo.ca>


The other meteorites are :
1. Pribram (Czecheslovakia) - accidental camera network, multi station photos.
2. Lost City - Prairie Network (USA) camera recovery
3. Innisfree - Meteorite Observation and Recovery Project (MORP) (Canada)
4. Peekskill (USA) - multi-station video recovery (purely by accident - not a
dedicated network recovery.
5. Tagish Lake (Canada) - US DoD satellites plus ground-based photos/videos
(also obtained by accident)
6. May, 2000 fireball/meteorite fall in Czech Republic - orbit found from
accidental video records (another Peekskill!).


Frank Cressy wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> Yesterday I was re-reading an article on Tagish Lake from the University of
> Calgary, and it stated that Tagish Lake was only one of four meteorites for
> which accurate orbits and origin in space had been calculated. These data
> were calculated primarily from U.S. Dept. of Defense satellite observations.
> I was curious what the other three meteorites were for which this data had
> been calculated.
> I would guess that they were fairly recent (last decade?) North American
> falls...Portales Valley???
> Thanks,
> Frank
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Received on Fri 15 Dec 2000 12:17:42 PM PST

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