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Very bright fireball over the South of Spain on 15 Nov. at 2:55 UT (3: 55 local time). It belongs to the Southern Taurids meteor shower.

The event took place during the Super Moon and was produced by a fragment from Comet 2P/Encke that hit the atmosphere at about 110.000 km/h. The bolide began at a height of about 108 km over the province of Granada and ended at an altitude of 60 km over the south of the province of Jaen.


Fireball recorded on 15 Nov. 2016 at 22:55 UT (23:55 local time) from Calar Alto Observatory (Spain). According to the preliminary analysis of this event, it would be a Southern Taurid fireball that overflew the North of Africa, produced by a meteoroid from Comet 2P/Encke.