These fragments are what's left of a larger meteor that came down about 70 miles south of Dallas two weeks ago.Î¾ It was so big that people all over north Texas saw it on the way down in the middle of the day. For a time it was believed the fireball might have been debris from two orbiting space satellites that collided in orbit a few days before, but that wasn't the case.
It didn't take a meteor chaser long to find two small pieces of the meteor and decide to cash in.
He's put them up for auction and they're expected to bring big money.Î¾ He says one piece weighs 8 ounces and it could fetch up to $15,000.
Two "out of this world" rocks go on the block May 17.Î¾ Stay tuned.
Jim Bell, KUHF, Houston Public Radio News.