Three bright fireballs during the early morning of December 4th to 5th 2018 above Spain's skies

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December 6th 2018

During the early morning of December 4th to 5th, three bright fireballs flew above Valladolid (Mid-North Spain), Granada, Jaen and Albacete (South-East Spain). Those fireballs could be registered with the SMART Project's detectors operated at La Hita (Toledo), Calar Alto (Almería), Sierran Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada) and Sevilla observatories. This time, at Calar Alto Observatory (Almería) only the bright fireball above Jaen and Albacete provinces could be observed with both north SMART detector and surveillance webcam.

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Two new fireballs on November 11th 2018

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November 11th 2018

Two new fireballs could be observed on the night of November 11th 2018.

The most important one (shown on the left image) took place at 3:11 UT and it was registered with the detectors that the SMART Project is operating at Calar Alto (Almería), La Sagra (Granada), La Hita (Toledo) and Sevilla Observatories. Also the Calar Alto Observatory (Almería) surveillance webcams could record this object.

The second one, which happened at 1:08 UT, was also registered at the same observatories with both SMART detectors and, in the case of the Calar Alto Observaory, with also the external surveillance cameras.

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Impressive fireball flew over Castilla La Mancha (south-mid Spain) during the night of November 4th 2018

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November 4th 2018

During the early morning of November 4th 2018, an impressive fireball which flew over Castilla La Mancha (south-mid Spain) above its Southeast part could be observed.

The phenomena was registered with the SMART Project’s detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), OSN (Sierra Nevada, Granada), Sevilla, La Hita (Toledo) and La Sagra (Granada) observatories.

This fireball was also registered with the external surveillance webcams located at Calar Alto Observatory (Almería), as shown on the left image.

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Bright fireball on July 23rd 2018 in front of Granada and Málaga (South Spain) coasts

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July 23rd 2019

At 20:22 UT (22:22 Local time) of July 23rd 2018, a bright fireball could be observed in front of the coasts of Málaga and Granada (South Spain). This event was registerd from the SMART Project's detectors operated at Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada) and Sevilla observatories. Although the object passed through a dead angle of SMART's detectors located at Calar Alto Observatory (Almería), so it couldn't be registered with them, the fireball was registered by the south external surveillance webcam this observatory operates.

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Fireball over Almería province (South Spain) on July 19th 2018

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July 19th 2018

At 03:28 UT (05:28 local time) of July 19th 2018, a bright fireball flew above Almería's skies (South Spain). This phenomena was registered with the SMART Project's detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), La Sagra (Granada), La Hita (Toledo), Huelva and Sevilla Observatories. As well, this object was also recorded with two of the Calar Alto Observatory surveillance system webcams.

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