[meteorite-list] NWA 5000 Goes Ivy League - NEW Display at Yale!

From: Michael Farmer <mike_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 31 May 2016 06:52:59 -0700
Message-ID: <525D0A1D-C9DF-4851-90CC-4F8D60BB002E_at_meteoriteguy.com>

Amazing Display in one of the finest institutions in the world. Congrats Greg!

Michael Farmer

> On May 31, 2016, at 12:20 AM, Greg Hupe via Meteorite-list <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
> Dear Meteorite Friends,
> I am proud to announce the Grand Opening of a very special display in the Peabody Museum at Yale University! My loan of the main mass of lunar meteorite Northwest Africa 5000 (NWA 5000), combined with an ancient clay tablet from the Yale Babylonian Collection (MLC 1880 - 'Velocity of the Moon'), is sure to amaze and thrill the public throughout the year. In addition to these authentic specimens, there is a full size painted replica of NWA 5000 to compliment the display and offer a glimpse of what the uncut mass looked like before sharing samples with the world.
> I would like to thank everyone involved who helped make this special occasion possible. Without the dedication and enthusiasm from these professionals I would not have been able to share such a marvel of nature!
> The display is scheduled to run through November 30, 2016. Please share in my excitement by viewing a few images I present here:
> NWA 5000 display with Babylonian clay table 'Velocity of the Moon':
> http://www.naturesvault.net/Images/NWA5000/NWA5000-PeabodyMuseum1.jpg
> NWA 5000 Main Mass:
> http://www.naturesvault.net/Images/NWA5000/NWA5000-PeabodyMuseum2.jpg
> Babylonian clay tablet 'Velocity of the Moon':
> http://www.naturesvault.net/Images/NWA5000/NWA5000-PeabodyMuseum3.jpg
> NWA 5000 replica (actual size before cutting of mass):
> http://www.naturesvault.net/Images/NWA5000/NWA5000-PeabodyMuseum4.jpg
> Best Regards,
> Greg
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Received on Tue 31 May 2016 09:52:59 AM PDT

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