Published on Nov 4, 2018
This impressive meteor event was spotted over central Spain on 4 Nov. 2018 at 4:54 local time (3:54 universal time). It was brighter than the full Moon. It was a North Taurid bolide produced by a fragment from Comet Encke that hit the atmosphere at about 110,000 km/h. The event overflew the province of Albacete. It began at an altitude of about 113 km and ended at a height of around 51 km. The meteor was recorded in the framework of the SMART project (University of Huelva) from the meteor-observing stations located at La Hita (Toledo), Calar Alto (Almeria), Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada) and Sevilla.