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A fireball at night, as bright as a crescent moon - 5.12.2021 at 17.30 Vantaa, Koivurinne Observation number 102803

Visibility III / V

Not visible

I was sitting in front of the computer in front of the window, and quite directly west of the Birch Slope, the observation described in the drop-down menus was visible. Visibility was good and the observation clear. Lost behind a neighboring house.



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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?
    • 3 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball disappeared behind an obstacle (trees, buildings or clouds)
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, as bright as a crescent moon
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • West
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
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