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Hiroshima
Japan
Fell 2003 February 1-3
Ordinary chondrite (H5)
A 414 g stone was discovered on February 4, 2003 in the delivery center of a pharmacutical company by workers searching for the cause of a leaking roof. The meteorite penetrated the steel sheet roofing and plasterboard and hit a roller conveyor belt then fell to the floor. The fall must have occurred after the center closed on the evening of February 1. Several people in Hiroshima observed a fireball around 22:30 on February 1.

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The Hiroshima (H5) meteorite fell in Japan on the 1st February 2003 (local time).

A total mass of 414 grams was recovered.



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