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Meteor fireball over central Spain (Nov. 7)

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This bright bolide is a Southern Taurid spotted over Spain on November 7, at 1:53 local time (equivalent to 0:53 universal time). The event was generated by a rock (a meteoroid) from Comet 2P/Encke that hit the atmosphere at about 110,000 km/h. The fireball overflew the provinces of Avila and Salamanca (Spain). It began at an altitude of about 106 km over Ávila, moved north, and ended at a height of around 62 km over the province of Salamanca.

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 La Hita, Huelva, Sevilla, El Guijo, Calar Alto, Sierra Nevada, La Sagra, ESA Casas de Millán, and ESA Cebreros. 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 Italy and other adjacent countries on November 5

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We received 60 reports about a fireball seen over Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Škofja Loka, Baden-Württemberg, Bayern, Corse, Emilia-Romagna, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Grand Est, Koper, Lazio, Liguria, Lombardia, Niederösterreich, Piemonte, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Sardegna, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenska Bistrica, Steiermark and To on Saturday, November 5th 2022 around 20:55 UT.


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Meteor fireball observed over western US on November 5 - Meteorite impact suspected in obliteration of Northern California home

Dustin Procita is left wondering if a possible meteorite hit his home and started a fire that destroyed it. Several witnesses described a bright ball of light falling from the sky in the area. Firefighters are now investigating.
© Dustin Procita
Dustin Procita is left wondering if a possible meteorite hit his home and started a fire that destroyed it. Several witnesses described a bright ball of light falling from the sky in the area. Firefighters are now investigating.
We received 103 reports about a fireball seen over CA, NV and OR on Saturday, November 5th 2022 around 02:27 UT.

For this event, we received 5 videos.


Comment: Investigation into possible meteorite landing on NorCal home:
Many people across Northern California on Friday reported seeing a bright light in the sky tumbling down. Several people captured the phenomenon on camera. Video taken from El Dorado County showed a bright ball descending from a dark night sky.




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Meteor fireball over New Jersey and other states on November 4

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We received 136 reports about a fireball seen over CT, MA, MD, ME, New Brunswick, NH, NJ, NY, Ontario, PA, Québec, Quebec, RI, VA and VT on Friday, November 4th 2022 around 01:14 UT.

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


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Meteor fireball over Wyoming and other states on November 2

This screenshot from a doorbell camera video shows a large fireball that streaked over Casper skies at around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.
© Kendra Gezzi
This screenshot from a doorbell camera video shows a large fireball that streaked over Casper skies at around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.
We received 8 reports about a fireball seen over MT, ND, SD and WY on Wednesday, November 2nd 2022 around 07:30 UT.

For this event, we received 2 videos.


Comment: Better footage available here: Fireball caught on doorbell cameras shoots across Casper skies early Wednesday


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Meteor fireball over New York and other states on November 2

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We received 26 reports about a fireball seen over DE, MA, MI, NH, NJ, NY, OH, Ontario, PA, Québec, VA and WV on Wednesday, November 2nd 2022 around 00:46 UT.

For this event, we received one video.


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Meteor fireball over Texas and Louisiana on October 30

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We received 6 reports about a fireball seen over LA and TX on Sunday, October 30th 2022 around 03:39 UT.

For this event, we received 2 videos.


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Meteor fireball over Illinois and other states on October 29

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We received 73 reports about a fireball seen over IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, OH and WI on Saturday, October 29th 2022 around 00:52 UT.

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


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Meteor fireball over Germany and nearby countries on October 27

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We received 63 reports about a fireball seen over Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Bayern, Berlin, Brandenburg, Friesland, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Grand Est, Groningen, Lombardia, Niederösterreich, Niedersachsen, Noord-Holland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Overijssel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Salzburg, Saxony and Steierma on Thursday, October 27th 2022 around 18:48 UT.

For this event, we received one video.


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Meteor fireball over California and 3 other states on October 25

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We received 133 reports about a fireball seen over AZ, CA, NV and UT on Tuesday, October 25th 2022 around 01:55 UT.

For this event, we received 6 videos and one photo.