New fireball between Seville and Córdoba provinces (South Spain) on December 7th 2021

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December 7th 2021

A new bright fireball flew the skies between provinces of Seville and Cordoba in south Spain. This event took place on last December 7th at 01h13 UT.

The object was registered with the SMART Project’s detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada), La Hita (Toledo), Seville, Aljarafe, Huelva and Madrid observatories.

This time, two of the external cameras located at Calar Alto Observatory in Almería could also follow this fireball.

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Impressive fireball crossing Mediterranean Sea on December 4th

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December 5th 2021

At 04h08 UT of last December 4th, an impressive fireball crossed the skies from North Africa to south of Ibiza Island.

As the angle of penetration into our atmosphere was very low, the object bounced off the atmosphere. Its final altitude was higher than the initial one converting  it into an Earth Grazer fireball.

SMART Project's detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), Sierran Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada), Seville, Aljarafe and Huelva observatories, registered this event.

Some of the external cameras of Calar Alto Observatory, also recorded this event. 

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Fireball above Ciudad Real province (mid-south Spain) on the first of December 2021

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December 2nd 2021

A bright ball of fire could be seen on the first of December 2021  above Castilla La Mancha skies at 22n59 UT.

This phenomenon has been recorded by the detectors that the SMART Project operates in the Calar Alto (Almería), Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada), La Hita (Toledo), Madrid and Seville observatories.

Likewise, one external surveillance camera from the Calar Alto Observatory in Almería was also able to record this event.

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Bright fireball in front of Cádiz coast (Southwest Spain) on November 28th

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November 28th 2021

A bright ball of fire could be seen on November 28 on the coast of Cádiz (southwest of the Iberian Peninsula) at 22n39 UT.

This phenomenon has been recorded by the detectors that the SMART Project operates in the Calar Alto (Almería), Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada), La Hita (Toledo), Madrid, Seville and Huelva observatories.

Likewise, two external surveillance cameras from the Calar Alto Observatory in Almería were also able to record this event.

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Fireballs on November 7th and 8th 2021

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November 9th 2021

On the nights of November 7th and 8th 2021, two fireball flew above the skies of southern Spain.

Both events were registered with the SMART Project’s detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), La Sagra and Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Hita (Toledo) and Seville observatories.

As usual, some of the external surveillance cameras located at Calar Alto Observatory in Almería, also registered this phenomena.

The time of the first one on november 7th was at 22h52 UT, while the second one on november 8th took place at 19h13 UT.

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