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A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon - 16.9.2021 at 23.45 Uusikaupunki Observation number 101285

Visibility V / V

Not visible

The sky just suddenly brightened like lightning (a little flickering a couple of times, a cloudy evening but couldn't help noticing) then I saw a bright light whose direction was down and the event was quickly over, no sound was heard. Direction approx. Turku-Uusikaupunki. In one of our surveillance cameras, a small flash was seen. from the event

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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • Maximum of 1 minutes difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • 4 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • I did not see the end of the fireball
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • West
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon
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