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A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon - 29.11.2021 at 19.45 Oulu Observation number 102646

Visibility III / V


To the south was a bright fireball around 19:30 to 20:00 (it didn't make sense to take the exact time up). It came at a rather steep angle towards the ground, moving from east to west and extinguished somewhat above the horizon. The phenomenon lasted for a couple of seconds and burned green and reddish. When it went out, the fireball seemed to flash green. I just happened to look out the window in the right direction, so I saw the phenomenon really clearly.



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 15 min difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • 2 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball disappeared suddenly
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • South
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the horizon towards the zenith
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