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Three fireballs recorded over Brazil

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Three fireballs were recorded over Brazil in the past couple of days. Over Campina Grande on January 6, north of Rio de Janeiro on January 7, and over Espirito Santo on January 9, 2017.

Fireballs over Brazil, January 2017

Fireballs over Brazil on January 6, 7 and 9, 2017. Image credit: Google

The first one was seen in the north of the country and recorded from Campina Grande, Paraiba at 06:10 UTC on January 6. It was recorded by Diego Rhamon with a PY-SH361 camera, the CPV1 station component of the Brazilian Meteor Observation Network (BRAMON).

The second was observed streaking through the sky north of Rio de Janeiro at 04:25 UTC on January 7, 2017. The event was recorded by EXOSS Citizen Science network of monitoring cameras in the cities of São Jose de Ubá and Campos dos Goytacazes.

The same monitoring network recorded the following bright meteor over Espirito Santo at 23:41 UTC on January 9:

Featured image: Large meteor visible from Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil on January 6, 2017. Credit: Diego Rhamon/BRAMON

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