Friday, February 22, 2008

Meteor Likely Disintegrated; No Crater Found

Spokane, Washington
Associated Press
February 22, 2008

Despite witness accounts that a meteor that streaked across the Pacific Northwest skies this week struck Earth, scientists at the University of Washington (UW) say it likely disintegrated in the sky.

Some witnesses reported seeing Tuesday's meteor hit the ground southwest of Ritzville in central Washington, sending local officials on a fruitless hunt for the crater.

Meteor Likely Disintegrated; No Crater Found

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