More Geminids during past nights

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December 16th 2018

During nights of December 14th and 15th 2018, more Geminids could be observed flew above Spain skies. Two of them could be registered with SMART Project detectors operated at Calar Alto (Almería), La Sagra (Granada), Sevilla and La Hita (Toledo) observatories. The image on the left shows the fireball's emission spectrum lines of the fireball that happened on December 15th.

Again, those fireballs could also be recorded with Calar Alto Observatory surveillance webcams.

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Bright Geminid above Jaén (South Spain) on December 14th 2018 early morning

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December 14th 2018

On the early morning of December 14th 2018, at 3:30 UT a very bright geminid flew above Jaén province (Andalucía – South Spain). This event could be registered by the SMART Project detectors located at Calar Alto (Almería), La Sagra (Granada), Sevilla, Huelva and La Hita (Toledo) observatories. The Calar Alto Observatory northwest surveillance webcam could also record this nice fireball.

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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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