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Meteor fireball over North Carolina and other states on December 3

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We received 35 reports about a fireball seen over GA, KY, NC, OH, SC and VA on Friday, December 3rd 2021 around 06:10 UT.

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


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Meteor fireball seen over Germany on December 3

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We received 15 reports about a fireball seen over Bayern, Brandenburg, Hessen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt and Thüringen on Friday, December 3rd 2021 around 01:42 UT.

For this event, we received one video and 13 photos.


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Meteor fireball over New Taipei City, Taiwan on December 2

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We received one report about a fireball seen over New Taipei City on Thursday, December 2nd 2021 around 12:46 UT.

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


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Meteor fireball seen over the Netherlands and adjacent countries on December 2

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We received 62 reports about a fireball seen over Gelderland, Grand Est, Hauts-de-France, Limburg, Noord-Brabant, Noord-Holland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Overijssel, Pays de la Loire, Région Wallonne, Rheinland-Pfalz, Utrecht, Vlaams Gewest, Waals Gewest, Wallonia and Zuid-Holland on Thursday, December 2nd 2021 around 18:27 UT.

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


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Meteor fireball over south of Spain (Dec. 1)

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The bolide shown on this video was recorded over Spain on 1 Dec. 2021 at 3:59 local time (2:59 universal time). It was produced by a rock (a meteoroid) from an asteroid that hit the atmosphere at about 80,000 km/h. The event overflew the province of Ciudad Real (region of Castilla-La Mancha). It began at an altitude of about 91 km over the south of Ciudad Real, moved east, and ended at a height of around 43 km over the southeast of the same province.

The event was recorded in the framework of the SMART project, operated by the Southwestern Europe Meteor Network (SWEMN). 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 Idaho and others states on December 1

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We received 9 reports about a fireball seen over CA, ID, NV and OR on Wednesday, December 1st 2021 around 03:15 UT.

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


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Meteor fireball over Alabama and Tennessee on November 30

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We received 2 reports about a fireball seen over AL and TN on Tuesday, November 30th 2021 around 15:18 UT.

For this event, we received one video.


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Meteor fireball seen over Tennessee and other states on December 1

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© Ed A.
We received 52 reports about a fireball seen over AL, FL, GA, IN, KY, MS, NC, OH, SC, TN and VA on Wednesday, December 1st 2021 around 03:14 UT.

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


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Bright meteor fireball over Henan, China on November 29

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In the early morning of November 29, an unknown object with bright light appeared in the sky in many parts of Henan.


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Meteor fireball over Seville, Spain on Nov. 28

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The bolide shown on this video was recorded from Spain on 28 Nov. 2021 at 1:24 local time (0:24 universal time). It was produced by a fragment (a meteoroid) from an asteroid that hit the atmosphere at about 57,000 km/h. The fireball overflew the province of Sevilla (Andalusia). It began at an altitude of about 81 km over the north of the province of Sevilla, near from the zenith of the town of Constantina. From that location it moved southwest, and ended at a height of around 37 km near from the zenith of the town of Villanueva del Río y Minas (Sevilla).

The event was recorded in the framework of the SMART project, operated by the Southwestern Europe Meteor Network (SWEMN). 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).