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A fireball at night, as bright as the sun - 11.11.2021 at 16.35 Sotkamo Observation number 102158

Visibility III / V


Bright very fast moving light. Maybe there were shades of red and green in addition to white light. Disappeared in the blink of an eye.



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 5 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 suddenly
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, as bright as the Sun
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • South
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the zenith towards the horizont
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