Rare meteorite found by 'fireball' observatory

A rare meteorite that may have been born in Earth's neighbourhood has been found using a new 'fireball' observatory in Australia, the Desert Fireball Network. This trial network, currently with four robotic cameras spread over roughly 250,000 square kilometres, exposes photographic film to clear skies throughout the night.
If the cameras record a bright meteor, or fireball, as a rock falls through Earth's atmosphere, scientists can calculate its trajectory by triangulation, estimate the rock's likely landing site, then look for it.

Full article by Hazel Muir on New Scientist


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