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Meteor fireball seen over Germany, Switzerland and France on November 18

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© Stefano K.
We received 10 reports about a fireball seen over Baden-Württemberg, Bayern, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Grand Est, Schwyz, Tessin and Vaud on Thursday, November 18th 2021 around 23:43 UT.

For this event, we received one video and 6 photos.


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Meteor fireball seen over North Carolina and several other states on November 15

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We received 83 reports about a fireball seen over AL, FL, GA, NC, SC and TN on Monday, November 15th 2021 around 23:42 UT.

For this event, we received 2 videos.


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Bright meteor fireball over Tatarstan, Russia on November 17

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Residents of Tatarstan saw a bright glow in the sky on the night of November 17, messages come from Naberezhnye Chelny, Nizhnekamsk, Elabuga, Pestrechinsky and Vysokogorsky districts.


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Fireball streaks by St. Louis Arch during Leonid meteor shower

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Fireball streaks by St. Louis Arch during Leonid meteor shower in EarthCam video.


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Meteor fireball over the Atlantic Ocean (16 Nov.)

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This stunning bolide was recorded over Spain on the night of 16 November 2021 at 6:17 local time (5:17 universal time). The event was produced by a fragment from a comet that impacted the atmosphere at about 238.000 km/h. The fireball began over the Gulf of Cádiz (Atlantic Ocean) at a height of about 124 km and ended at an altitude of around 71 km above the sea.

The event was recorded in the framework of the SMART project, operated by the Southwestern Europe Meteor Network (SWEMN), from the meteor-observing stations located at the astronomical observatories of Calar Alto (Almería), La Hita (Toledo), La Sagra (Granada), Sierra Nevada (Granada), and Sevilla. 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 seen over Florida on November 15

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© Ed A.
We received 23 reports about a fireball seen over AL, FL, GA and SC on Monday, November 15th 2021 around 04:01 UT.

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


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Meteor fireball seen over Sicily, Italy on November 11

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A meteorite was spotted in Sicily during the first evening of yesterday, Thursday 11 November 2021, around 5:40 pm. The major reports have come from Agrigento but some fragments may have ended up in the sea north-west of Palermo, as visible from the Weather Sicily cams. To give the news, with a lot of image, the environmental association Mareamico delegation of Agrigento. "A fragment of meteorite sighted in the area of ​​via Imera downstream", they write on their Facebook profile.


(Translated by Google)

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Meteor fireball seen over New York and surrounding states on November 13

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We received 172 reports about a fireball seen over CT, DE, MD, NJ, NY and PA on Saturday, November 13th 2021 around 21:29 UT.

For this event, we received 3 videos and 2 photos.


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Meteor fireball seen over Georgia and other states on November 10

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© Ed A.
We received 23 reports about a fireball seen over AL, FL, GA, KY, NC, SC and TN on Wednesday, November 10th 2021 around 10:08 UT.

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


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Meteor fireball over south of Spain (13 Nov.)

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This bright fireball was recorded from Spain on 13 Nov. 2021 at 20:01 local time ( 19:01universal time). It was produced by a fragment from a comet that hit the atmosphere at about 101,000 km / h. The event overflew the Mediterranean Sea and the province of Almería (Andalusia). It began at an altitude of about 96 km over the Mediterranean, and ended at a height of around 54 km over Almería.

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).