Fireball above Mediterranean Sea in front of Almería's coast on January 18th

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January 19th 2022

On the evening of January 18th, at 18h20 UT, a fireball flew above the Mediterranean Sea, just in front of Almería (South Spain) coasts. 

This object was registered with the SMART Project's detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada), Huelva and Seville observatories.

Again, one of the external cameras of Calar Alto Observatory in Almería, also recorded this phenomena. 

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Two fireballs on January 12th and 14th 2022

 

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15 de enero de 2022

Two fireballs were registered with the SMART Project’s detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), Sierra Nevada, Seville, El Aljarafe, Huelva and La Hita (Toledo) observatories. The one happened on January 14th, was also registered with the detectors at La Sagra (Granada) and Madrid.

First one, on January 12th took place at 02h43 UT, while the second one on January 14th, happened at 21h27 UT.

In both cases, external cameras located at Calar Alto Observatory, in Almería, could also follow this event.

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Fireball above South Spain and Mediterranean Sea on January 11th

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January 13th 2022

Last January 11th, at 05h49 UT, a bright fireball flew above South Spain and Mediterranean Sea, just in front of Granada and Almería coasts. 

SMART Project’s detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada), El Aljarafe, Seville, Huelva and La Hita (Toledo), registered this event.

Together with those detectors, two external cameras from Calar Alto Observatory also recorded the fireball.

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First big and inmpressive fireball on 2022

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January 9th 2022

Although  some minor fireball were detected during the first week of 2022, the first really impressive and big fireball, with a brightness that exceeds that of the full moon, happened at 00h18 of January 9th.

SMART Project’s detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada), Seville, El Aljarafe, Huelva and La Hita (Toledo), registered this event.

Two of the external cameras of Calar Alto Observatory in Almería also could record this nice object.

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A brilliant Geminid and many fireballs during past week

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December 17th 2021

During last week, we could observe many fireballs above our skies. Most of them are Geminids.

The brightest Geminid, until now, happened on December 14th above Almería east coast. This fireball was registered with the SMART Project’s detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada), La Hita (Toledo), Seville, Huelva and Aljarafe observatories.

In addition, as usual, some of the external surveillance cameras of Calar Alto Observatory in Almería could follow this event.

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