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25 February 2016

Another bolide over South-East Spain, Tuesday 23 Feb, 05:54Z/06:54L

Another bolide over South-East Spain, Tuesday 23 Feb, 05:54Z/06:54L
reported by meteordetective
"Very bright fireball over Spain on 23 Feb. 2016 at 5h54m UT (6h54m local time). The event was brighter than the full Moon and exhibited several explosions. This footage was recorded by the meteor observing station operated by the University of Huelva at La Hita astronomical observatory (Toledo)."

The video (with 1064 views at the time of writing), posted to Youtube by Meteors suggests that the bolide may have fragmented and produced meteorites during the final seconds of its descent.  Approximate location of event: 40.0N, 2.0W. Apparent direction of travel: ESE (Along a line from Madrid towards Gandia on the coast). Descent angle: +/-45°.

For more information, visit www.meteoroides.net (Universidad de Huelva).



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