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Meteor fireball over California on August 8

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We received 12 reports about a fireball seen over CA on Monday, August 8th 2022 around 05:44 UT.

For this event, we received one video and one photo.


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Meteor fireball over Slovakia and nearby countries on August 4

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We received 10 reports about a fireball seen over Bayern, Bratislavský kraj, Kassai kerület, Niederösterreich, Opolskie, Pardubický kraj, Trnavský kraj and Wien on Thursday, August 4th 2022 around 19:29 UT.

For this event, we received one video.


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Meteor fireball over Connecticut and adjacent states on August 4

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We received 7 reports about a fireball seen over CT, ME, NJ, NY and VT on Thursday, August 4th 2022 around 03:59 UT.

For this event, we received one video and one photo.


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Meteor fireball estimated to be the size of car explodes over São Paulo, Brazil on August 3

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A very bright, colorful and explosive meteorite was seen in Sao Paulo and Minas Gerais, Brazil this Wednesday, August 03, 2022.

A strong flash was observed in the sky at 5:09 am on Wednesday that intrigued the population. Seen by residents of Bauru and other cities, the phenomenon was caused, according to researchers, by a meteor . The asteroid fragment comes from the formation process of the solar system and probably came from the orbit between Mars and Jupiter.

Department of Physics of the Unesp of Bauru and coordinator of the Didactic Astronomy Observatory, says that before exploding, about 10 or 20 kilometers above the ground , the object was the size of a popular car.


(Translated by Google)

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Meteor fireball over northeastern Spain (Aug. 4)

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This bright bolide was spotted over Spain on August 4, at 4:50local time (equivalent to2:50universal time). The event was generated by a rock (a meteoroid) from a comet that hit the atmosphere at about 226,000 km/h. The fireball overflew northeastern Spain.

It began at an altitude of about 108 km over the province of Castellón, moved northwest, and ended at a height of around 78 km over the province of Teruel. This bright meteor was recorded in the framework of the SMART project, operated by the Southwestern Europe Meteor Network (SWEMN) from the meteor-observing stations located at Ayora, Huelva, La Hita, CAHA, OSN, La Sagra, Sevilla, and Olocau.

The event has been analyzed by the main investigator of the SMART project: Dr. Jose M. Madiedo, from the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (IAA-CSIC).4:50 (local Spanish peninsular time).


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Meteor fireball over Minas Gerais, Brazil on August 3

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We received 5 reports about a fireball seen over Minas Gerais and São Paulo on Wednesday, August 3rd 2022 around 08:08 UT.

For this event, we received one video.


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Meteor fireball over British Columbia and Washington on August 1

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We received 8 reports about a fireball seen over British Columbia and WA on Monday, August 1st 2022 around 06:15 UT.

For this event, we received 2 videos and one photo.


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Meteor fireball over Virginia and other states on July 29

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We received 255 reports about a fireball seen over CT, DC, DE, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OH, Ontario, PA, VA and WV on Friday, July 29th 2022 around 01:52 UT.

For this event, we received 4 videos.


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Huge meteor fireball up to 16 feet in diameter explodes over Puerto Rico on July 27

Meteor sighted last night was a rock up to 16.4 feet in diameter that exploded in the atmosphere

Meteor sighted last night was a rock up to 16.4 feet in diameter that exploded in the atmosphere
Shocking images captured from the Island show the moment when a large part of a space rock disintegrated over the skies of Puerto Rico on Wednesday night.

"It happened at 11:28 pm and the reports confirm that it was visible from the entire island," said the Caribbean Astronomy Society (SAC).

The educational entity pointed out that both the videos obtained as well as images captured by the NOAA GOES 16 satellite allow a preliminary estimate to be established regarding the size of the rock, which is calculated to have been between 1 to 5 meters (3.3 to 16.4 feet) in diameter.


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Meteor fireball seen over Hungary and nearby countries on July 26

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We received 49 reports about a fireball seen over Žilina Region, Žilinský kraj, Banskobystrický kraj, Bratislavský kraj, Burgenland, Celje, Domžale, Grad Zagreb, Međimurska županija, Moravskoslezský kraj, Nitra Region, Nitriansky kraj, Novo mesto, Osječko-baranjska županija, Sisak-Moslavina County and South Mo on Tuesday, July 26th 2022 around 19:19 UT.