SPACE Landing on a garden table at the home of a resident of Cher, the meteorite produced an astonishing sound which could be recorded
The meteorite ended its journey in the garden of a resident of Cher, who found the rock on September 12, 2023. (Illustrative photo) — AlexAntropov86/Pixabay
This is a rare find. A resident of Cher was surprised to discover a meteorite in her garden in mid-September. The space object had been spotted in the sky the previous night… and the sound of its fall was even heard. recorded, reports Numerama.
Vigie-Ciel, the participates science program dedicated to à the observation of bolides and the falling of meteorites, has in fact shared this Wednesday the sound file of this meteorite fall, which affected a garden table falling. The organization also confirmed that it was indeed a meteorite after recovery of the rock.
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Three mé ;teorites in around twenty years
The fall of the meteorite had been observed by several hundred people throughout France after midnight. More than 300 reports had been received. carried out on the Vigie-Ciel platform. Around ten cameras from the FRIPON (Fireball Recovery and InterPlanetary Observation Network) program, partner of Vigie-Ciel, also detected the racing car.
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The sound of the fall, however, was recorded by a simple video surveillance camera, according to the Pôle des Etoiles de Nançay (Cher), contact this Tuesday by the resident who found her meteorite at home. Part of the rock has been entrusted to the Natural History Museum where it will be analyzed.
A few months earlier, a meteorite had been discovery, this time in Seine-Maritime. The one discovered in the Cher is the third meteorite found in France in the 21st century, specifies Numerama. In the event of the discovery of such a celestial rock, it is strongly discouraged to discover it. to touch her bare hands at risk of burning.