Impressive and bright fireball in front of Almería’s East coast on February 6th 2019

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February 6th 2019

At 00:33 UT (1:33 local time) a really impressive and bright fireball flew above Almería's East coast (Southeast Spain).

This event could be registered with the SMART Project’s detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), La Hita (Toledo), Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada) and Sevilla observatories.

Calar Alto Observatory surveillance system could also record this object with some of the cameras.

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Fireball on January 26th 2019 above north of Albacete province (mid-south Spain)

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January 27 2019

On January 26th 2019 at 23:22 UT (00:22 of January 27th local time) a fireball flew above Albacete (mid-south Spain) province.

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

The event could also be recorded with the north surveillance webcam located at Calar Alto Observatory (Almería).

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Another fireball on January 07th in this active start of 2019

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January 7th 2019

The start of this new year is being very active, concerning fireballs observations. This occasion, a short but bright fireball flew just in front of Málaga (South Spain) east coasts, close to the border of Granada province. The object could be registered with the SMART Project's detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), La Hita (Toledo), La Sagra (Granada) and Sevilla Observatories.

As usual, this event could be also followed by the Calar Alto Observatory (Almería) South surveillance webcam.

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Fireball above Ciudad Real province (mid-south Spain) on the Magi Night

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January 6th 2019

Again the skies of Castilla La Mancha (mid-south Spain), specifically the south of Ciudad Real province, have witnessed a new fireball. This time, the event happened at 2:35 UT during the Magi Night, and could be registered with the SMART Project's detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), La Hita (Toledo), La Sagra (Granada) and Sevilla Observatories.

This fireball could also be registered with two of the Calar Alto Observatory surveillance webcams, although the object passed just on the border of both cameras.

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Bright fireball above Guadalajara and Soria (mid-north Spain) in the evening of January 4th 2019

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January 5th 2019

On the evening of January 4th 2019 at 17:39 UT, even with still some daylight, a bright fireball crossing the skies of Guadalajara and Soria provinces (mid-north Spain) could be registered with SMART Project's detector at La Hita observatory (Toledo) and with north surveillance webcam operated at Calar Alto Observatory (Almería).

This object couln't be registered with SMART Project's detectors located at Calar Alto Observatory as it happened to low on the horizon.

Again, an object far away from Calar Alto skies can be registered with the cameras located in this observatory. In this case even with some daylight. A consistent proof of the extremely good transparency of the skies.

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