Author: Jose Maria Madiedo

Fireball during the Super Moon on 15 Nov (at 2:55 UT)

Very bright fireball over the South of Spain on 15 Nov. at 2:55 UT (3: 55 local time). It belongs to the Southern Taurids meteor shower. The event took place during the Super Moon and was produced by a fragment from Comet 2P/Encke that hit the atmosphere at about 110.000 km/h. The bolide began at a height of about 108 km over the province of Granada and ended at an altitude of 60 km over the south of the province of Jaen.  ...

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Slow cometary fireball on Oct. 26 (at 23:57 UT)

This fireball was observed over the South of Spain on Oct. 26, at 23:57 UT (1:57 local time on Oct. 27). The event was produced by a sporadic cometary meteoroid that hit the atmosphere at about 94000 km/h. The fireball began at a height of 90 km over the province of Cordoba and ended at a height of 40 km over the Mediterranean...

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Large fireball after sunset

On Sept. 29, a few minutes after sunset (at 18:47 UT), a very bright fireball was witnessed over the South of Spain. The preliminary analysis of this sporadic event reveals that it was produced by a rock that hit the atmosphere at about 90.000 km/h. The bolide began at a height of about 85 km and ended at an altitude of around 51 km....

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