The Benld Meteorite

Seen any good fireballs lately?
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Christopher K.
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The Benld Meteorite

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It's one those wonderful stories from the annals of science, history and related lore that have excited readers since their adolescence. On 29 September 1938 Edward McCain was stunned to discover a hole in the seat of his Pontiac vehicle. Upon further investigation, only the second confirmed meteorite fall in Illinois had been recovered.

More information:
https://astronomy.com/news/2020/09/the-benld-meteorite
https://meteorites.asu.edu/meteorites/benld

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