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Meteor fireball over Idaho on September 9

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We received 6 reports about a fireball seen over ID, MT and OR on Friday, September 9th 2022 around 04:57 UT.

For this event, we received one video and 2 photos.


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Meteor fireball over Morocco (Sept. 5 )

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This bright bolide was seen from Spain on September 5, at 2:01 local time (equivalent to 0:01 universal time). The event was generated by a rock (a meteoroid) from a comet that hit the atmosphere at about 235,000 km/h. The fireball overflew Morocco. It began at an altitude of about 133 km over the Mediterranean Sea, moved southwest, and ended at a height of around 78 km over the locality of Iamourane.

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, 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 Scotland and the Netherlands on September 4

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We received 45 reports about a fireball seen over Noord-Holland, Scotland and Utrecht on Sunday, September 4th 2022 around 20:46 UT.

For this event, we received one video.


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Meteor fireball crosses the sky of 3 cities in Minas Gerais, Brazil on September 5

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The cameras of Clima ao Vivo and Bramon, recorded a meteor that crossed the sky of the South and Southeast of Brazil, in the dawn of this Monday (05). Check out the locations and our partners below:

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- Pedro Leopoldo/MG - Blink Telecom
- Patos de Minas/MG - Ivan Soares (Bramon)
- Belo Horizonte/MG - Aeroclube de Minas Gerais


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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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- 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

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- 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.