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Ontario residents encouraged to look for meteorite pieces

By The Canadian Press Last Updated Nov 22, 2022, 4:19PM EST. Scientists are calling on people in Ontario’s Niagara region to keep an eye out for pieces of a meteorite that crashed down in the area this weekend. Residents in the area between Toronto and Hamilton were able to see the meteorite lighting up the sky early on Saturday morning. Many  Southern Ontario residents were shocked out of their slumber just before 3.30 a.m. on Saturday by the sound of a loud boom. The disturbance was that of a one-metre meteor crashing into the earth’s atmosphere near Brantford. Peter Brown, a Western University physicist, says the meteorite weighed about 500 kilograms and was less than a metre in diametre when it entered the Earth’s atmosphere around 3:25 a.m. on Saturday. He says

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