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Sharon, Pennsylvania, USA

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August 8, 2011 01:22 AM EST – NASA released a report indicating the possibility of meteorites on the ground near the Ohio/Pennsylvania border, near the town of Sharon, Pennsylvania. This was a small fireball, but it is possible that some material reached the ground. Please review the links below and the attached files for detailed info.

Data Source(s):NASA Bulletin
AMS Event 803-2011
Date/Time:08/08/2011 01:22 UTC
Location:Sharon, Pennsylvania
Reference Coordinates:41.411°N 80.667°W Google Map
Reference Altitude:38 km above sea level
Energy / Mass Estimate:0.00037kt / 5kg
Entry Speed:25 km/s
Bearing:158.8° NW
Slope:52.4° from vertical

StrewnLAB Results & Data

The attached bulletin and KMZ files contain the StrewnLAB strewn field and mass zones.

If you plan to hunt for meteorites at this location, feel free to contact Jim Goodall and request a more detailed map.

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