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The Great Tenerife Fireball

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

It happened nearly 12 years ago but people still recall it today – the Great Tenerife Fireball of 1995.

Thousands saw it, mostly in the east and north of the island, describing a brilliant fireball that flashed across the night sky shortly after 10pm.

It happened on Sunday May 7 and hundreds of people called the Canarian Institute of Astrophysics (IAC) seeking an explanation of the phenomenon.

Because it happened at a weekend there were many witnesses to the unusual … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: About Tenerife, Anaga Mountains, La Laguna, Mount Teide, Puerto de la Cruz, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tegueste
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