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Analysis of Moon impact flashes detected during the 2012 and 2013 Perseids
(European Southern Observatory, 2015)
We present the results of our Moon impact flash detection campaigns performed around the maximum activity period of the Perseid meteor shower in 2012 and 2013. Just one flash produced by a Perseid meteoroid was detected ...
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 ...