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Crater calculator

Updated Friday 9th September 2016

How big a crater would be made by an impact from a body hurtling from space? It depends... but our calculator will give you an idea. You can choose either to compute crater size from the projectile size, or to compute the projectile size from the crater size.

An artists rendering of a meteor entering the atmosphere Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Fredrik / NASA
 

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