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Sasagase
Basic information Name: Sasagase
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1704
Country: Japan
Mass:help 695 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Stone
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H
Recommended:  H    [explanation]

This is 1 of 104 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, Ordinary chondrites
Comments: Revised 16 Sep 2014: Revised year of fall
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 8:
Warning: the following text was scanned and may contain character recognition errors. Refer to the original to be sure of accuracy.

SASAGASE, Japan. Stone.

Literature: 1. Nat. Sci. Mus. Tokyo, 1953, v.2, No. 10-12, p.129. /MA-13-80/.  2. Tommon Socho. 1955, 9, No. 97.


Writeup from MB online:

Sasagase       

Chubu, Japan

Fell: 16 Feb 1704

History: New research by Owada et al. (2014) shows that the fall date of the Sasagase meteorite was 16 Feb 1704 on the Gregorian calendar. This replaces the date of 13 Feb 1688 that was used previously in the Meteoritical Bulletin.
Bibliography:
  • Owada M., Murai Y., and Yoneda S. (2014) A study on the fall year of the Sasagase meteorite. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. S1, A309. (link)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 8, Moscow (1958)
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Geography:

Japan
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 43'N, 137° 47'E)
     Recommended::   (34° 43'N, 137° 47'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites from Chubu, Japan (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 55 approved meteorites from Japan (plus 12 unapproved names)
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