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The wait is over?

PostPosted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 1:09 pm
by brasky12
So, after 29 years and 10 months, do we have the first UK meteorite of the 21st century?

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/h ... 09195.html

Re: The wait is over?

PostPosted: Tue Mar 09, 2021 9:35 am
by David Entwistle

Re: The wait is over?

PostPosted: Tue Mar 09, 2021 12:38 pm
by brasky12
Oh wow... only the most significant UK meteorite in history. Congrats to all involved -

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Re: The wait is over?

PostPosted: Sat Mar 13, 2021 11:32 pm
by brasky12
Compilation of footage relating to the Winchcombe meteorite -

Fireball 28th February 2021 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZBjmSc ... ionNetwork

Fireball seen across England thanks to clear skies - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4llV49 ... eTelegraph

The discoverers: Hannah Wilcock, Rob Wilcock, Cathryn Wilcock - https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-56341461

The Winchcombe meteorite recovered from Gloucestershire - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXx7MZQ ... toryMuseum

Background to the recovery - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fuu_42M ... honYouTube

Animation: ┬ęPaul Dickinson and the Global Meteor Network camera in Hullavington, Wiltshire - https://news.westernu.ca/wp-content/upl ... mation.gif

Re: The wait is over?

PostPosted: Sun Mar 14, 2021 2:09 am
by David Entwistle

Re: The wait is over?

PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2021 10:27 pm
by David Entwistle
The Winchcombe Meteorite recovery is described in the University of Manchester's Cosmic Cast (S3E18), with Ashley King from the Natural History Museum.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTjGrRpDQRk

Re: The wait is over?

PostPosted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 10:48 pm
by brasky12
Excellent video here with actual footage of the specimen recovery from the Bond farm, at 103g the biggest single fragment -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKqNptx ... yofGlasgow