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Encyclopedia > Shergotty meteorite

The Shergotty meteorite is the first example of the shergottite Mars meteorite family. It fell August 25, 1865 at roughly 09:00 local time in Sherghati, Gaya, Bihar, India.[1] A Martian meteorite is a meteorite, that has landed on Earth but is believed to have originated from Mars. ... August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... Sherghati is a town located in the Gaya District in Bihar, India. ... Gaya was a confederacy of chiefdoms that existed in the Nakdong River valley of Korea during the Three Kingdoms era. ... For other uses, see Bihar (disambiguation). ...

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  1. ^ "The Shergotty Meteorite" - From NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. URL accessed September 6, 2006.
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