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Near earth object 2012XJ112 as a source of bright bolides of achondritic nature
(Oxford University Press, 2014)
We analyze the likely link between the recently discovered Near Earth Object 2012XJ112 and a bright fireball observed over the south of Spain on December 27, 2012. The bolide, with an absolute magnitude of -9±1, was ...
Analisys of a superbolide from a domocloid observed over Spain on 2012 July 13
(Oxford University Press, 2013)
A superbolide with an estimated absolute magnitude of−20±1was seen on 2012 July 13 over the centre and south of Spain. This extraordinary event, which was witnessed by numerous casual observers, was recorded in the ...
Orbit, emission spectrum, and photometric analysis of two flickering sporadic fireballs
(EDP Sciences, 2013)
We present the observations of two fireballs that exhibit fast and quasi-periodic brightness variations along their atmospheric path. This phenomenon, which is known as “flickering”, is associated to the entry of spinning ...
An Earth-grazing fireball from the Daytime ζ -Perseid shower observed over Spain on 2012 June 10
(Royal Astronomical Society, 2016)
On 2012 June 10, an Earth-grazer meteor which lasted over 17 s with an absolute magnitude of -4.0 ± 0.5 was observed over Spain. This work focuses on the analysis of this rare event which is, to our knowledge, the faintest ...