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13 July 2017

Tavn Tavn Tata, Morocco Meteorite Fall 12JUL2017

Tavn Tavn Tata, Morocco Meteorite Fall 12JUL2017
Reported by Aziz Habibi, Morocco 12JUL2017
edited by LMH
UPDATE- One Moroccan person hunting for the meteorite has died due to heatstroke in 50 degree temps. 14JUL2017 R.I.P.

UPDATE- The meteorite appears to be an Ordinary Chondrite, possibly an LL6 based on photos of a cut surface. 13JUL2017

UPDATE- At least two meteorites have been found thus far, 3KGs and 1KGs! 13JUL2017

Tavn Tavn Tata, Morocco Meteorite from Fall 12JUL2017
via Aziz Habibi
A bolide was seen on 07/12/2017 at approximately 23.30 local time. The fall of a meteorite/s was the Tavn Tavn Tata region in Moroc. Witnesses heard the sound of the body colliding with the ground. At this time a large number of researchers and astronomers, as well as others interested in these stones, are now searching the area of the fall for meteorites. According to our sources is likely to have exceeded the weight of 5000 kg before entering the atmosphere.

سقوط نيزك ضخم بنواحي اسافن اقليم طاطا مع سماع دوي اصطدامه بالارض ،ولحد الساعة توجه عدد كبير من الباحثين الفلكيين وكذا المهتمين بهذا النوع من الاحجار إلى مكان سقوطه وحسب مصادرنا يرجح ان يتجاوز وزنه5000كلغ قبل دخوله الغلاف الجوي ،وتعتبر هذه الظاهرة عادية حسب الفلكيين يمكن وقوعها في أي لحظة وكانت اخرها في سنة 2013بروسيا عندما اصطدم نيزك تشيليابنسك والذي تجاوز وزنه 10000طن قبل دخوله الغلاف الجوي للأرض.

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