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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 28.11.2021 at 19.52 Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio Observation number 102639

Visibility III / V

Veikko Mäkelä, Ursa (Helsinki)

Jorma Ryske reports that a fireball had been seen in Tähtikallio's camera. It would seem to have looked pretty good, even though there was a thin cloud of sky in the sky. The weather situation seems to be similar to what Harri Kiiskinen reported from Jyväskylä . The appearance of a fireball is similar.

There seems to have been a small flare-up at the end of the fireball.

Attached is the original, slightly highlighted and cropped and zoomed version of the image. The exposure of the image is 56 s and apparently the entire fireball has fit into this time fork.



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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?
    • Not known
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northwest
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
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Pictures at 7:52 p.m.
SBIG All-Sky 340; 56 s;
original, sharpened / highlighted and enlarged

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