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Peniscola meteor

The Rŕpita or Peniscola

1916, August 5. St. Carles de la Rapita (Tarragona), Spain. The meteor fell into the sea near Peniscola.
No one has any sample.
"At 14:15 h, showed a bright burst that ran from N. to SW. Leaving a trail of smoke. Within 10 minutes there was a loud bang accompanied by a slight shake. Witnesses saw a fireball falling into the sea near Peniscola (Faura and Sans, op cit.). this meteor had passed over Catalonia and Valencia, as Mr. Pratdesaba, Vich, I saw on the road from this city to Tona, and Dr D. Francisco Camus also from Benicassim (Castellón), a distance of about 280 km Vich. straight. Both observers have described the meteor as having a dazzling luster that drew attention despite having appeared at a bright time in summer. "Paluzie Borrell (p. 39). "The appointment that on that date, and the fourteen fifteen hours, the sailors who were fishing near Peniscola (Castellon) saw a fireball move in the direction N to S, which was to fall into the sea in the vicinity of where they were. there is no sign.


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