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A fireball at night, as bright as a full moon - 1.12.2021 at 17.08 Kuopio Observation number 102703

Visibility III / V

Not visible

Observation site on a dark park road. There was no sound and the fireball broke into 2 parts before going out. The direction of flight from West to East, was thus practically visible in the South from the observation point.



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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?
    • 2 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball broke into pieces, which faded away
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, as bright as a full moon
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Southeast
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the horizon towards the zenith
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