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In southern Norway, a meteorite fell, weighing about 100 kg

10 Dec

Meteorite fellNorwegians confident to seek stones of unusual shape, which may be remains of the meteorite, and send them to the Oslo Natural History Museum. In southern Norway, a meteorite fell. Fireball with a tail of the blue-green color could watch many Norwegians December 4, according to the Norwegian network monitoring meteorites .

Generalizing photos and eyewitness observations, the researchers concluded that collided with the Earth moving at 67 thousand kilometers per hour meteorite weighing about 100 kg.

Residents of the province encouraged to seek stones of unusual shape, which may be fragments of the meteorite, and send them to the Oslo Natural History Museum. Reported in the transfer of Norwegian TV.

Museum finds willing to pay for. Market price heavenly stones rather big – 50 thousand euros per kilogram (268 thousand).

Meteorites seekers need to take them only sterile gloves, then placed in a clean, seal able bag and stored before being sent to the museum at a low temperature, explains the site of the Museum of Natural History.

The Museum of Natural History has an exhibit of meteorites found in Norway.

 
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