My Discovery of the Cave Creek Crater
July 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm| Free
11.6 Maya a large southbound asteroid struck Arizona at a shallow angle. Impacting at Verde Valley it burrowed a mile deep before exploding in Cave Creek. The seventeen mile out crater includes Black Mountain, the ten mile crater includes Spur Cross Ranch, and the overburden was blown into Mexico.
Michael Marron is currently the President of the Phoenix Astronomical Society. His interests are meteorites, planetary geophysics, cosmology, quantum physics, and teach astronomy. Go to PASAZ.org for more details on upcoming events at Black Mountain PVCC. Marron’s history runs through Carefree as his grandparents were the first to promote and develop Carefree inthe 40’s and 50’s.
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