On Sept. 29, a few minutes after sunset (at 18:47 UT), a very bright fireball was witnessed over the South of Spain.
|Fireball as bright as the Full Moon on Sept. 29 Spain 2016|
The event was produced by a rock from a comet that hit the atmosphere at about 120.000 km/h. The bolide began at a height of about 110 km over the province of Huelva and ended over the province of Seville. The orbital analysis revealed that this fireball belonged to the kappa-Cepheids meteor shower.
Fireball on Sept. 30 (at 01:09 local time)
A slow-moving fireball was recorded over the South of Spain on Sept. 30 , at 01:09 local time (23:09 UT on Sept. 29). The event was produced by a meteoroid that hit the amosphere at about 110.000 km/s. It began at an altitude of 91 km over the Atlantic Ocean and ended at a height of 38 km over the South of Spain.
Cometary fireball on Sept. 30 at 0:37 UT (2:37 local time)
This bolide was recorded over the center of Spain on the night of Sept. 30, at 0:37 UT. The event was produced by a rock from a comet that hit the atmosphere at 75.000 km/h. The fireball began at a height of 82 km and ended at an altitude of 33 km.