The multiple meteorite fall of Neuschwanstein: Circumstances of the event and meteorite search campaigns

  title={The multiple meteorite fall of Neuschwanstein: Circumstances of the event and meteorite search campaigns},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Oberst and Dieter Heinlein and Ulrich K{\"o}hler and Pavel Spurn{\'y}},
  journal={Meteoritics \& Planetary Science},
Abstract— A large meteorite fall in southern Germany on April 6, 2002 was captured by camera stations of the European Fireball Network (EN) which routinely monitors the night sky over central Europe. From analysis of the images, a prediction on the geographic location of the meteorite strewn field could be made. Following systematic ground searches in difficult high‐mountain terrain, three fragments of a rare EL6 enstatite chondrite were recovered during search campaigns in the summers of 2002… 
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