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 KMZ files contain the StrewnLAB strewn field and mass zones.
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