A dazzling fireball streaked across the night sky in the Region of Murcia on February 16, captivating residents and prompting numerous calls to emergency services. The spectacle, visible from various points across the community, occurred around 6:45 a.m. Witnesses in Bullas, the Alberca district in Murcia, and Cartagena reported sightings.
Is it a Bird, Is it a Plane..?
Believed to be a meteorite or bolide, the celestial phenomenon left observers in awe as it gracefully shot across the night skies. While eyewitnesses marveled at the fiery display on Twitter, the space rock's descent remains unseen.
A bright fireball streamed this morning! This is a view of the fireball at 3:10:06 on February 18, 2024, as captured by a camera pointed north from Fuji. It brightened at the end and lit up the sky like lightning. It was a scattered meteor.