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Wednesday, 28 July 2010

Not a Meteorite - Still An Impressive "impactor"

Not a Meteorite - Still An Impressive "impactor"
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 8:54 PM


This hailstone is not a meteorite. Still I would notwant either me or my car to where it fell. Heavy hailstone may smash U.S. record Giant ice chunk fell near Vivian, SD last week.
by Jeff Martin, Sioux Falls Argus Leader
http://www.argusleader.com/article/20100728/NEWS/7280302/1001
"The hailstone weighed almost 2 pounds. It was 18.5 inches in circumference and 8 inches in diameter when measured over the weekend, after considerable melting. "South Dakota hailstone might be world record by Associated Press, Pioneer Press, Twin Cities.
http://www.twincities.com/ci_15612519

Yours, Paul H.

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