Veliky Ustyug (meteorite)
|Region||Kotovo village, Vologda Oblast|
|Fall date||July 3, 1290|
|Found date||July 3, 1290|
Veliky Ustyug (Russian: Великий Устюг) was a meteorite that fell on July 3, 1290 (Julian calendar: June 24) at the Kotovo village near the town of Veliky Ustyug, Vologda Oblast, Russia. The fall was witnessed by local priests. The whole event was later described in the Life of Procopius the Righteous (Russian: Житие Прокопия Праведного; 16th century).
The meteorite itself has been lost. Veliky Ustyug is not included in the Meteoritical Bulletin Database.
- "In the beginning was the Word" (in Russian). Meteoritics Laboratory. Retrieved 26 July 2010.
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