[meteorite-list] Canadian Scientists Seeking Help In Search For Meteor
From: Michael Farmer <farmerm_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:47:09 2004
I used to live in that area, VERY rugged, tooooooooooooooooooooooo much work
for me. Im sure that the Canadians will do a great job of saving this
material and making sure plenty is available to researchers around the
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Morgan" <mmorgan_at_mhmeteorites.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2001 4:47 PM
Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Canadian Scientists Seeking Help In Search For
> Get your a$$ up there and bring some back!! :)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ron Baalke" <baalke_at_zagami.jpl.nasa.gov>
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> Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2001 3:35 PM
> Subject: [meteorite-list] Canadian Scientists Seeking Help In Search For
> > Scientists seeking help in search for meteor
> > canada.com
> > November 7, 2001
> > CALGARY -- Researchers are hoping someone has a
> > photograph or video of the biggest meteor to fall in Alberta
> > in 40 years so they can tell where it landed.
> > Alan Hildebrand, a planetary scientist at the University of
> > Calgary, says the meteor was an asteroidal fragment that
> > weighed five to 10 tonnes, about 1.5 meters in diameter.
> > Hildebrand says it was travelling at roughly 20 kilometres
> > per second and this was probably the biggest rock to fall on
> > Alberta since 1960.''
> > The flaming rock was seen streaking north across the
> > Alberta sky near the British Columbia boundary on October
> > 14th at around 2:20 a.m.
> > It exploded over the northern part of Banff National Park
> > with a deafening boom that could be heard 150 kilometers
> > away.
> > Eyewitnesses reported seeing hundreds of pieces of the
> > rock falling to the ground, however, freshly fallen snow
> > may delay the hunt for particles until next spring.
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