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A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon - 16.9.2021 at 23.45 Lieto Observation number 101301

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An almost dazzlingly bright green long-tailed fireball. Flashing 1-2 times just out of sight when disappearing behind the trees. West / west-southwest direction.

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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 2 min difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • 3 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball disappeared behind an obstacle (trees, buildings or clouds)
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • West
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the horizon towards the zenith
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon
Comments: 1 pcs
Antti Lunki - 25.3.2023 at 22.32 Report this

Laitilasta Uuteenkaupunkiin ajaessa n. klo 22:10 välähti koko taivas aivan sinisenä Uudenkaupungin suunnalla. Havainto kesti vajaa sekunnin. Tulipalloa en havainnut mutta koko taivas välähti aivan sinisenä ja oli todella kirkas. Salamointia ainakaan useamman salamatutkan perusteella ei ole ollut.

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