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TKW 160 kg. Observed fall 19 April 2018, Oyo, Nigeria.

From the MetBul:
On the afternoon of 19 April 2018, a large fireball detonated over the Nigerian state of Oyo. This fireball was recorded by NASAs Center for Near Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) as event 2018-04-19 14:02:27. The meteoroid entered at 20.9 km/s and detonated at an altitude of 30 km at 7.5N, 3.6E releasing a calculated total impact energy of 0.23 kt.


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John Divelbiss
 1/24/2019 1:59:01 PM
as Bernd noted...photo #3 is stunning...and it is now my screensaver. :)
Ben Fisler
 1/24/2019 7:42:32 AM
Thanks. Amazing pictures.
Bernd Pauli
 1/24/2019 7:16:39 AM
Impressive variety of different chondrule types. Stunning radiating pyroxene (RP) chondrule!
Peter Marmet
 1/24/2019 7:16:08 AM
Excellent photos! Thanks for sharing, Timur!
Simon Bartlett
 1/24/2019 2:20:13 AM
Beautiful photos.

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