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VIDEO: Asteroid lights up sky across central Spain

Written by on January 21, 2021

An asteroid was spotted entering the atmosphere over central Spain in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Shortly before 4am the bright object entered the Earth’s atmosphere at around 126,000 kilometres per hour in the skies over Toledo.

The 8 second event was captured by detection cameras at a space observatory in La Hita. It’s understood the entire asteroid burnt up around 21 kilometres in the air.