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Location address: France, Franche-Comté, Ornans
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Ornans is the birthplace of the French realist painter, Gustave Courbet (1819 - 1877). One of Courbet’s most famous paintings is Burial at Ornans, which records the burial of his great uncle in September 1848. Courbet’s painting depicted actual people who had attended the funeral and were used as models for the painting.
The Ornans meteorite is a carbonaceous chondrite and the type specimen of the CO group (Carbonaceous Ornans group). Its fall was observed in France in 1968.