Updated:2013-08-22

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2009-02-15 : Ash Creek (U.S.A)

Spatial and Temporal Informations

Location of fall
Ash Creek (Texas, U.S.A)
Coordinates
3148'18" N, -970'36" E
Date of fall
February 15, 2009 11h 00mn LT
February 15, 2009 17h 00mn UT

Physical and kinetics Informations

Sound
sonicbooms were widely heard for a duration of 2030 s in the area from Hubbard to Aquilla. Strong sonic booms were widely reported from Hubbard and Penelope. J. Trussell heard a rumbling, which initially vibrated a window.
Total known weight (TKW)
~12 kg
~400 fragments
Classification
Ordinary chondrite (L6) breccia, S3, W0

Reference

The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 96, September 2009
Michael K. WEISBERG1, Caroline SMITH, Gretchen BENEDIX, Christopher D. K. HERD, Kevin RIGHTER, Henning HAACK, Akira YAMAGUCHI, Hasnaa CHENNAOUI AOUDJEHANE and Jeffrey N. GROSSMAN
Meteoritics & Planetary Science 44 (2009), pp. 1355-1397