Accession Number : AD0679161

Title :   ON THE COMETARY NATURE OF THE TUNGUS METEORITE,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Fesenkov,V. G.

Report Date : NOV 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 32

Abstract : The paper discusses the Tungus meteorite which appeared on June 30, 1908 in Central Siberia. Observed phenomena are treated in an effort to ascertain the properties of the meteorite.

Descriptors :   (*METEORITES, CRATERING), COMETS, SHOCK WAVES, ORBITS, AIRGLOW, GEOMAGNETISM, USSR

Subject Categories : Astronomy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE