In Japan the fallen meteorite has damaged the roof of the house

© AFP 2018 / PHILIPPE LOPEZСкорая help. Japan. Archival photoIn Japan the fallen meteorite has damaged the roof of the house© AFP 2018 / PHILIPPE LOPEZ

Fell on the roof of a private house in Japan stone was a meteorite, told broadcaster NHK on the results of a study conducted by the national science Museum.

At the end of September on the roof of a private house in the town of Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, dropped the stone, whereby was formed a pothole. Stone, the surface of which was charred, split into three parts of 10, 5 and 3 cm. They were discovered in the garden.

Museum of science, in which the lady of the house carried the stones, came to the conclusion that the stones are attracted to a magnet and are parts of a meteorite, whose age is estimated in 4.5 billion years. The Museum will begin the registration process findings under the title «meteorite Komaki» in the International meteor society.

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