2019 Meteorite makes hole in doghouse roof

From Arizona State: On April 23 at 9:09 p.m. local time, residents of Aguas Zarcas, a small town in Costa Rica, saw a large “fireball” in the sky. The reported fireball was a meteor about the size of a washing machine. As it entered Earth’s atmosphere, it broke apart and rained hundreds of meteorites in and around the small town, including a two-pound rock that crashed through the roof of a local house, smashing the dining room table below. While meteorite falls happen around the world on a regular basis, early reports indicated that this meteorite belongs to a special group called “carbonaceous chondrites” that are rich in organic compounds and full of water. A meteorite from the Aguas Zarcas fall pierced the roof of a doghouse, narrowly missing the sleeping dog, aptly named Rocky.

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