The first and bright fireball on 2020

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January 29th 2020

The first fireball registered on 2020 happened above southwest Spain. 

Last midnight, at 23:08 UT (00:08 localtime of January 29th), a bright fireball could be registered with the SMART's detectors located at Calar Alto (Almería), La Sagra (Granada) and Seville observatories. 

This event could also be recorded with one of the surveillance webcams operated at Calar Alto Observatory in Almería. 

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Fireball on November 20th 2019 in front of Malaga coast

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At 02:48 UT (03:48 Local time) of November 20th 2019, a bright fireball could be observed in front of the coast of Málaga. This event was registerd from the SMART Project's detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), La Sagra (Granada), Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Hita (Toledo) and Sevilla observatories.

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Fireball flying above Portugal skies on October 2nd 2019

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October 7th 2019

A bright fireball crosses the Portugal’s skies from northeast to southeast on the night of October 2nd at 22:38 UT (00:38 Spanish local time, already on the 3rd of October).

This event could be followed with the SMART Project’s detectors operated at the observatories of Calar Alto (Almería), OSN and La Sagra (Granada), La Hita (Toledo) and Seville.

Together with the SMART detector at Calar Alto Observatory (Almería), the west surveillance webcam of this center could also register this fireball.

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Fireball above Gulf of Cádiz (Southwest Iberian Peninsula) on September 29th 2019

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October 1st 2019

Last September 29th at 22:30 UT (00:30 local time already on September 30th), a rock from an asteroid impacts against our atmosphere above Gulf of Cádiz (Southwest Iberian Peninsula) in front of Portugal south coasts, producing a bright fireball.

This event could be registered with the SMART Project’s detectors operated at Seville, La Sagra (Granada) and Huelva observatories.

This object was also registered at Calar Alto Observatory external cameras, about 400 km away.

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Bright fireball above Mediterranean Sea on September 24th 2019

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September 26th 2019

Last September 24th night at 22:59 UT (00:59 of September 25th local time), a bright fireball flew above Mediterranean Sea just in front of Almería coasts (southeast Spain)

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

The object could also be followed with the southeast sky-cam at Calar Alto Observatory in Almería.

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