Meteorites: Catch a Falling Star

Meteorite find on desert pavement, Rub’ al Khali, Saudi Arabia. Weight 408.5 gms.

Meteorite collecting is popular with rock hounds as well as with amateur astronomers. These “space gems” are also important to scientists because they provide information about our solar system. Visit http://www.knowledgehouse.info/njfkmeteorite.html to learn all about meteorites and how to recognize one that you might find.

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