At dawn on Monday, the sky of Spain lit up for a few seconds in a strange light with a loud roar, and Reports and videos proliferated on social networks.
Experts note that lThe fireball that crossed the sky could be a fireball or a meteor The road to Earth since the glare and the explosion perfectly matches this type of phenomenon.
The fireball arrived with a roar of such magnitude that it was heard from different parts of northern Spain, especially in society Galicia, Castilla and Leon.
Many network users in these areas cShare their experiences on social mediaWith the aim of finding an explanation for the fireball that they saw and heard.
The State Meteorological Agency and the State Agency for Aviation Safety in Spain They haven’t yet confirmed what it is or what their systems have discovered.
The differences between meteor, meteor, meteor, and comet
The same space rock can have different names depending on its position in the universe, even if they are seen as fireballs in the sky, which is why we explain the difference between them all, because the same rock can be an asteroid, It becomes a meteor in space, a meteor or fireball on Earth and a meteor if it reaches the surface.
Comets revolve around the sun and They can be visually recognized by their tails, Called separators, and is made of gas and dust.
It is the rock that It orbits around the sun and has no specific size: They can be very small or as long as kilometers.
They are fragments Asteroids or comets and their orbits could be variable.
The The meteroids that enter Earth’s atmosphere are called meteorites. It generates a luminous effect, leaving a trail because it burns when entering the Earth’s atmosphere. It is also known as “fiery star”.
Fireballs are meteorites of above average size that have the appearance of massive spheres A fire of high brightness that can be seen for minutes and usually They are accompanied by sounds like explosions.
The last classification is meteorites, which are meteorites that have not decomposed into the atmosphere It reaches the surface of the earth where it affects.