Perseids shower associated fireball on August 13th 2019

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August 13th 2019

On August 13th 2019, at 20:08 UT (22:08 Local time) a nice fireball associated with Perseid shower could be registered with the SMART detectors located at Calar Alto (Almería), Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada), La Hita (Toledo) and Sevilla Observatories.

This object was also recorded with one of the Calar Alto Observatory (Almería) surveillance webcam.

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Fireball on August 8th 2019 in front of Almeria coast

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August 8th 2019

At 02:08 UT (04:08 Local time) of August 8th 2019, a bright fireball could be observed in front of the coast of Almeria. This event was registerd from the SMART Project's detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), Sierra Nevada (Granada) and Sevilla observatories.

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Bright fireball above east part of Jaen province (South Spain) on June the 1st

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June 1st 2019

After some time without observing fireballs, at 23:56 UT (01:56 of the second of June local time), a bright fireball could be observed crossing the skies of the east part of Jaen province (South Spain).

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

At Calar Alto Observatory (Almería), the fireball was also regitered with one of the external surveillance webcams.

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Fireball above the west most part of the Mediterranean Sea

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April 14th 2019

During the early morning of April 14th 2019, at 3:00 local time (1:00 UT) a fireball flew above the west most part of the Mediterranean Sea, near the Strait of Gibraltar.

The event could be registered with the South Calar Alto Observatory surveillance webcam and with the SMART Project detectors operated at La Sagra (Granada), La Hita (Toledo), Sevilla and Huelva Observatories.

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Bright fireball on March 14th 2019 nearly in broad light

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March 14th 2019

During the dawn of March 14th 2019, at 6:53 localtime (5:53 UT), some witnesses from Málaga, Sevilla and even Portugal, warned about a fireball crossing the skyes. At that time, there was already blue skies due to the sunrise and this caused that the fireball couldn't be registered by some of the cameras, as that sunrise light saturated the detectors. In fact, no data could be extracted of this object. But we publish the event, as the fireball was long and had to be very bright to be seen with even with the dawn light.

If you continue reading, you can see the videos that were registered with the Calar Alto Observatory West surveillance webcam. 

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