Fireball above Madrid (Spain) on the night of January 21st 2021

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January 21st 2021

On the night of January 21th 2021, at 2h56 UT, a bright fireball above Madrid (Spain) was registered with the SMART Project’s detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), La Hita (Toledo), La Sagra (Granada) and Seville observatories.

Although Spain’s skies were cloudy during the whole night, one of the external surveillance cameras of Calar Alto Observatory in Almería (South Spain) also registered this event.

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Two nights before, a very similar fireball to the one on 13th above Mediterranan Sea

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January 16th 2021

On January 15th 2021, at 01h24 UT, Calar Alto Observatory (Almería) registered its second fireball of the year. And curiously it was very similar to the first one, only two nights ago.

In this case, SMART Project’s detectors located at Calar Alto (Almería), Sierran Nevada (Granada), La Hita (Toledo) and Seville observatories detected this event.

Calar Alto Observatory (Almería) recorded the object with one of its external surveillance webcams.

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First fireball of the 2021 year

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January 14th 2021

On January 13th 2021, at 21h10 UT, Calar Alto Observatory (Almería) registered its first fireball of the year.

SMART Project’s detectors located at Calar Alto (Almería), Sierran Nevada (Granada) and Seville observatories detected this event.

Calar Alto Observatory (Almería) recorded the object with two of its external surveillance webcams.

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Two nice Geminids during the nights of December 12th and 14th 2020

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December 16th 2020

Last nights of December 12th and 14th, two nice Geminids could be registered with the SMART Project’s detectors located at Calar Alto (Almería), Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Hita (Toledo) and Seville observatories.

In fact there were a lot of Geminids during last nights.These ones are only a couple of examples of what are happening during these nights.

This two were also registered with the external surveillance webcams of Calar Alto Observatory in Almería.

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Another nice fireball lights up again south Mediterranean Sea on December 2nd

portadaAt 23h40 UT on December 2nd a nice fireball lighted up again the Mediterranean Sea skies.

This object could be registered with the SMART Project's detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), Sierran Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada), La Hita (Toledo) and Seville observatories.

This fireball could also be recorded with the Calar Alto Observatory (Almería) south surveillance webcam. 

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