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Meteor fireball over England on February 5

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We received one report about a fireball seen over England on Saturday, February 5th 2022 around 02:11 UT.

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


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Meteor fireball over Idaho on February 5

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We received one report about a fireball seen over ID on Saturday, February 5th 2022 around 11:58 UT.

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


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Meteor fireball over Pennsylvania and other states on February 2

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We received 25 reports about a fireball seen over NJ, NY, OH and PA on Wednesday, February 2nd 2022 around 02:24 UT.

For this event, we received one video.


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Meteor fireball over Turkey on January 31

Many citizens living in the Marmara and Aegean regions shared the images of a meteor shining green light on social media.

Many citizens living in the Marmara and Aegean regions shared the images of a meteor shining green light on social media.
The claim that a meteor fell in Istanbul was on the agenda of social media. A statement came from the Turkish Space Agency regarding the green light-emitting object viewed from various points in Turkey.

The green light beam seen in the sky of Istanbul at night surprised those who saw it.

Images shared by citizens on social media sat on Turkey's agenda. It was a matter of curiosity what the object seen from many cities was. Some users claimed that a meteor fell in Istanbul.

A green light rapidly descending from the sky caught the eye in the images.


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Meteor fireball over Pakistan and India on January 29

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We received 3 reports about a fireball seen over Gujarat and Sindh on Saturday, January 29th 2022 around 14:17 UT.

For this event, we received one video.


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Meteor fireball over Georgia and other states on January 27

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We received 8 reports about a fireball seen over GA, NC, SC and TN on Thursday, January 27th 2022 around 01:42 UT.

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


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Stunning meteor fireball over Morocco (Jan. 30)

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This stunning bolide was spotted over Spain on January 30, at 3:16 local time (equivalent to 2:16 universal time). It was as bright as the full Moon. The event was generated by a rock (a meteoroid) from a comet that hit the atmosphere at about 255,000 km/h. The fireball overflew Morocco. It began at an altitude of about 146 km over Oulad Sidi Abd el Hakem (east of Morocco), moved northwest, and ended at a height of around 62 km over Tafersit (northeast of Morocco).

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 Calar Alto, Sierra Nevada, Sevilla, La Sagra (Granada), Huelva, El Aljarafe, and La Hita (Toledo). The event has been analyzed by the principal investigator of the SMART project: Dr. Jose M. Madiedo, from the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (IAA-CSIC).


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Meteor fireball over north of Spain (Jan. 30)

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This stunning bolide was spotted over Spain on January 30, at 0:26 local time (equivalent to 23:26 universal time on January 29). It was as bright as the full Moon. The fireball was observed by casual eyewitnesses, who reported it on social networks.

The event was generated by a rock (a meteoroid) from an asteroid that hit the atmosphere at about 64,000 km/h. The fireball overflew the north of Spain. It began at an altitude of about 82 km over the north of the province of Zamora, moved south, and ended at a height of around 30 km over the same province.

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 El Guijo (Madrid), Calar Alto, La Sagra (Granada), Huelva, Sevilla, El Aljarafe, and La Hita (Toledo). The event has been analyzed by the principal investigator of the SMART project: Dr. Jose M. Madiedo, from the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (IAA-CSIC).


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Meteor fireball over Espírito Santo and Minas Gerais, Brazil on January 28

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We received 3 reports about a fireball seen over Espírito Santo and Minas Gerais on Friday, January 28th 2022 around 22:46 UT.

For this event, we received one video.


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Meteor fireball over Texas and Mexico on January 29

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We received 69 reports about a fireball seen over Coahuila de Zaragoza and TX on Saturday, January 29th 2022 around 06:06 UT.

For this event, we received 2 videos.