Fireball crosses the province of Malaga in the direction of Seville on June 10th 2022

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June 10th, 2022

At 00h11 UT of  June 10th  2022, a bright fireball could be seen from the province of Malaga that crossed the sky in the direction of Seville (northwest).  

This object was registered with the SMART Project's detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), La Sagra (Granada), El Arenosillo (Huelva), La Hita (Toledo), OSN, Sevilla, and El Aljarafe.

This time, two of the external surveillance webcams operated at Calar Alto Observatory in Almería, also recorded the nice event.

 

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Very bright fireball above Cataluña (Northeast Spain) on May 23rd

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May 24th 2022

Last night of May 23rd 2022, at 00h42 UT, a very bright fireball was observed above Cataluña (Northeast Spain).

This phenomena was registered with the detectors that the SMART Project operates at Calar Alto (Almería), Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada), Ayora (Valencia), Olocau (Valencia), Breda (Barcelona) and La Hita (Toledo) observatories.

Two of the external cameras at Calar Alto Observatory in Almería (about 700 km away of this event) registered also this fireball.

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Fireball over the sky of Cordoba on May 18th.

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May 19th 2022

At 01h01 UT on May 18, the SMART Project detectors operated from the Calar Alto, Sierra Nevada, Seville, La Sagra (Granada), Huelva, El Aljarafe and La Hita (Toledo) observatories recorded the passage of a new ball of fire that lit up the Cordovan sky.

Once again, the external cameras of the Calar Alto Observatory in Almería were able to capture this beautiful moment.

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Two new events on May 7 and May 09 2022

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May 11th 2022

On May 7 2022, at 04h09 UT a fireball could be registered with the SMART Project’s detector operated at Calar Alto (Almería), Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada), Huelva, Ayora (Valencia) and La Hita (Toledo) observatories.

Besides, on May 9 another event took place on our skies. Please, read more to know the origin of this nice event.

Calar Alto Observatory (Almería) external cameras could also register both objects.

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Braking maneuver of the second stage of the Falcon 9 rocket on April 21st 2022

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April 25th 2022

Last Thursday at 17:51 UT, the SLC 40 launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 took place to put 53 new Starlink satellites into orbit, at an altitude of about 550 km.

At 19h47 UT the braking maneuver of the second stage of the Falcon 9 could be observed mainly from the east and center part of the Iberian Peninsula, including Calar Alto Observatory.

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