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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 22.9.2021 at 00.40 Oulu Observation number 101394

Visibility III / V

Kari Kaila, Oulun Arktos

After midnight, the rather bright car flew westward to Deneb, i.e. Swan, in the zenith. The ignition time was 00:40:20.



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  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • Maximum of 1 minutes difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • 1 second
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Direct over my head
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • -6
Technical information

The shutter speed was 2.0 seconds. The car is snapped every 0.2 seconds.

Comments: 1 pcs
Kari Kaila - 8.10.2021 at 19.57 Report this

Tero Moilasen kuvien kanssa on laskettu bolidin rata.

Kyseessä oli September epsilon perseidi. Radiantti oli RA = 60 ast ja

dekl 41 ast, nopeus 64,5 km/s.

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