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Vigie-Cratère is a citizen science project from France.[1] In Vigie-Cratère, ordinary people help scientists find craters on the surface of the Earth left by meteors, which are rocks that float through outer space.[2] After they hit the Earth, they are called meteorites.

Vigie-Cratère is part of Vigie-Ciel. France's National Museum of Natural History, CNRS, University of Paris Saclay, IRD, Paris Observatory, Grenoble Alpes University, Universcience, the Pythéas Institute, and the Natural History Museum Vienna pay for Vigie-Cratère.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Join the Vigie-Cratère Citizen Science Project and Become a Crater Hunter". Planetary News. Universities Space Research Association. Retrieved February 19, 2021.
  2. Jamie Carter (June 7, 2020). "How To Discover Your Own Massive Meteorite Crater (And Still Work From Home)". Forbes. Retrieved February 8, 2021.