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|
|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|
|Slope:||52.4° from vertical|
StrewnLAB Results & Data
The attached bulletin and KML or KMZ files are often used to share geographic data and they are most often used in Google Earth software. KML stands for Keyhole Markup Language, which is an... files contain the A computer simulation program, written by Jim Goodall. For more information, please visit the StrewnLAB Page.... The geographic area where meteorites landed, from a specific meteor event. The strewn field size and shape are affected by the size of the event, the slope of the meteor,... and mass zones.
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