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Meteor fireball over New York and other states on September 3

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We received 112 reports about a fireball seen over CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, OH, Ontario, PA, Québec, Quebec and VT on Saturday, September 3rd 2022 around 03:30 UT.

For this event, we received 5 videos and 5 photos.


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Amazing meteor fireball over the Atlantic Ocean (Sept. 3)

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This stunning bolide was spotted over Spain on September 3, at 5:34 local time (equivalent to 3:34 universal time). It was as bright as the full Moon. The event was generated by a rock (a meteoroid) from an asteroid that hit the atmosphere at about 57,000 km/h. The fireball overflew the Gulf of Cádiz. It began at an altitude of about 94 km over the Atlantic Ocean, moved southeast, and ended at a height of around 38 km over the sea, over a point located at about 300 meters from the coast of the province of Cádiz (southwest of Spain).

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 Huelva, La Hita Observatory (Toledo), Sierra Nevada, La Sagra (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 over New York and other states on August 29

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We received 121 reports about a fireball seen over CT, DE, MD, MI, NH, NJ, NY, OH, Ontario, PA, Quebec, VA and WV on Monday, August 29th 2022 around 00:48 UT.

For this event, we received 2 videos.


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Meteor fireball crosses the skies of Minas Gerais and São Paulo, Brazil on August 25

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Minas Gerais

- Tiradentes/MG - Hub.S Senac
- Pedro Leopoldo/MG - Blink Telecom
- Patos de Minas/MG - Ivan Soares (Bramon)
- Divinópolis/MG - Ed. Costa Rangel - MGNet
- Santo Antônio do Monte/MG - Always Internet

São Paulo

- Nhandeara/SP - Renato Poltronieri (Bramon)

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Meteor fireball explodes over the city of Córdoba, Argentina on August 25

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Dozens of people from various points in the city of Córdoba were able to observe in the sky the fall of an impressive fireball with a strong flash this Thursday night.

Several people shared on social networks the moment of the explosion of the fireball. As well as security cameras that have records around 11:51 p.m.

As can be seen in the images, the fireball was greenish in color with a strong explosion upon entering the atmosphere, illuminating the night sky.

The fireball was seen in several provinces such as Santiago del Estero, Córdoba and Santa Fe.


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Meteor fireball over Missouri and other states on August 25

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We received 8 reports about a fireball seen over AR, IL, Illinois and MO on Thursday, August 25th 2022 around 02:14 UT.

For this event, we received 3 videos and one photo.


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Meteor fireball over Colorado and Utah on August 24

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We received 33 reports about a fireball seen over CO and UT on Wednesday, August 24th 2022 around 02:31 UT.

For this event, we received one video.


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Meteor fireball spotted streaking across Saudi Arabia's sky on August 21

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A suspected meteor streaking across the sky in Saudi Arabia was caught on camera.

Clips of a light streaking across the sky were shared by social media users on Twitter in the early hours of Sunday.

Several comments on the social media platform suggested that it had been spotted from several regions in the Kingdom.

Saudi astronomer, Mulham Hindi, also shared photos and videos on his official Twitter page of the suspected meteor.


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Meteor fireball falls into the Mediterranean Sea (Aug.17)

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This stunning bolide was spotted over Spain on August 17, at 23:18 local time (equivalent to 21:18 universal time). It was almost as bright as the full Moon and was seen by a wide number of eyewitnesses that reported the event on social networks. The bolide was generated by a rock (a meteoroid) from an asteroid that hit the atmosphere at about 55,000 km/h. The fireball overflew the Mediterranean Sea. It began at an altitude of about 83 km over the Mediterranean between the coasts of Spain and Morocco, moved northeast, and ended at a height of around 23 km over the sea.

The preliminary analysis of this event shows that the rock was not fully destroyed: a part of the meteoroid survived and fell into the sea as a meteorite. So, the meteorite cannot be recovered.

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 Huelva, La Hita, CAHA, OSN, La Sagra, Sevilla, and El Aljarafe. 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 Texas on August 16

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We received 7 reports about a fireball seen over TX on Tuesday, August 16th 2022 around 09:13 UT.

For this event, we received one video.