Researchers are looking for pieces from what is believed to be a meteorite that landed in northwest Tucson on Tuesday evening December 10. The pieces may be no larger than about 50 grams. Scientists are hoping Tucsonans can help them look for the space rocks.
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At 7:11 Tuesday night a large meteor entered the earth’s atmosphere northeast of Phoenix and broke up over Marana, said Robert Ward is a voluntary field researcher representing the Chicago Field Museum.