– The Search is running An apricot-sized meteorite somewhere near Aiguillon, France. At an astronomy facility in Mauro, cameras detected a small space rock falling to the ground over southwestern France last weekend. guardian. The meteor landed at 10:43 pm on Saturday near Aiguillon, about 60 miles southeast of Bordeaux, but no one has yet found it. And this is not due to a lack of trying. Posters have been placed around the area asking for help searching for the five-ounce rocks and informing residents of the valuable commodity in their midst. “A new meteor like this one, which fell just a few days ago, has not changed due to the Earth’s environment, and therefore contains very valuable information for scientists,” explains Mikael Wilmart, who belongs to the association that runs the observatory.
Wilmart says in a statement that meteorites, which usually have a shiny, burnt outer surface, are “remnants of the formation of the solar system”. Sweetened. to me NASA, They “represent some of the diverse original material that Formed planets Billions of years ago. “Some even have Come from mars. “We really depend on people looking in their gardens, or on the side of the road,” Wilmart says. “They might just stumble upon this much needed rock.” The Mauro facility is part of a network of 100 cameras assembled for the Sky Watch project, which seeks to track and identify 10 or so meteorites that are believed to land in France every year, but success is not a guarantee. Even knowing the meteorite’s approximate location, “is like looking for a needle in a haystack,” Wilmart says. (This guy found a meteor In the worst possible way.)