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A fireball at night, as bright as a crescent moon - 1.12.2021 at 17.07 Hankasalmi, Murtoinen Observation number 102688

Visibility III / V

Arto Oksanen, Jyväskylän Sirius

An obvious fireball photographed in the eastern sky through the clouds. There are several other observations about this, so I checked the pictures even though the weather was bad. Appears in the minute exposure, which starts on 17.07.44 Finnish time.

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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
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • I did not see the end of the fireball
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, as bright as a crescent moon
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • East
Technical information

Alcor System OMEA-1.3M-HCA AllSky camera.

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