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Name: Almahata Sitta (Station Six)
ACCN:
Type: Urelite, Urelite-an
Fall: 2008.10.07
Found:
Location: Sudan
Coordinates: 20° 44.7' N, 32° 24.8' E
TKW: 39 ± 6 kg
Chemical Composition:
Age:
Additional Information:
External References: 1) Met. Bull. Database
2) Encyclopedia of Meteorites
Notes: Small asteroid (approx 4 m in size) 2008 TC3 was discovered in October 6, 2008 by Richard Kowalski (CSS, Arizona, USA), 19 hours before hitting Earth. It is first object in history discovered before calculated Earth impact. It exploded in the Earth atmosphere and fell in calculated region in Sudan.i Soon after the meteorite Almahata Sitta ("Station six" in Arabic) was recovered.
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Item: Micro
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Inventory Code: M-ALMAHATASITTA.1
Registration Year: 2017
Origin:
Size:
Weight: A few mg
Short Description:
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