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A fireball at night, brighter than the venus - 5.12.2021 at 17.40 - 5.12.2021 at 17.41 Ylöjärvi Observation number 102846

Visibility III / V

Not visible

A falling celestial body in the southern sky in Lake Ylöjärvi. Probably a meteorite burning in the atmosphere that was clearly a star with a larger flaming tail behind it.



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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 faded away
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • South
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
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