[meteorite-list] Texas meteorite fall 07 Dec 2012

From: bill kies <parkforestmet_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2012 20:34:56 -0600
Message-ID: <BAY173-W2BB0D97543006E4585F63A24B0_at_phx.gbl>

Hi all,

Has there ever been another meteorite, witnessed fall or recovered, with the designated date 12/07/any year? I did a cursory search with no results.


> From: chief_scientist at galacticanalytics.com
> To: meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com
> Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2012 17:53:05 -0800
> Subject: [meteorite-list] Texas meteorite fall 07 Dec 2012
> Howdy all
> I forgot to send this email earlier today - my apologies. The
> Galactic Analytics team has located a meteorite fall from the large
> meteor that occurred north of Houston early this morning. This bolide
> was seen as far away as western New Mexico, on an allsky camera
> operating as a part of Bill Cooke's NASA network. More radar data will
> be available when the short-range radar at Houston Intercontinental
> airport, but for now the NEXRAD imagery shows the location of the
> fall. Early indications are that this was a physically tough, well-
> consolidated meteorite similar to Battle Mountain (but not necessarily
> an L6 like Battle Mountain). The first-pass data, complete with fall
> location, can be found at the link below. Further updates are
> forthcoming.
> http://www.galacticanalytics.com/?p=987
> Cheers,
> The Galactic Analytics team
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Received on Fri 07 Dec 2012 09:34:56 PM PST

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