Center for Meteorite Studies

Featuring a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe each day, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
 
 
Overview of impact craters, their formation, morphology and subsequent modification by the Hawai’i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology.
 
Lunar and Planetary Institute "Activity at a Glance" lesson including background information and ideas for fun classroom activities.

 
 
Slide show describing how NASA scientists at Johnson Space Center collect, preserve and study meteorites.
 
Comets and meteors have been raining debris on Earth for billions of years, and scientists think they just may be the vehicles that carried the "stuff of life" to the planet.
 
Information on meteorites and meteorwrongs from the Utah Geological Survey.
 


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Meteorite of the Month

Vigarano

February's Meteorite of the Month is Vigarano, a (CV3) carbonaceous chondrite that fell the evening of January 22, 1910, near Ferrara, Italy.  Vigarano is the type specimen for the CV …


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