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A fireball at night, brighter than the venus - 1.1.2022 at 22.54 Pieksämäki Observation number 103485

Visibility III / V

Timo Kantola, Ursa (Itä-Suomi)

This fireball, about 2.5 seconds long, remained in the pictures of the fireball camera. Approximately 350 km from Pieksämäki in direction 117, ie above the eastern shore of Lake Ladoga.



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Additional information
  • 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 suddenly
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Southeast
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
Technical information

Camera: watt 902h 1/2 "Supreme optics 3-8mm Tamron F1.0 ASIR zoom. The machine is an older 386 that runs Win-98 and Skypatrol software.

Comments: 1 pcs
Petri Martikainen - 2.1.2022 at 13.11 Report this

Oli komea, hitaasti pudonnut vihertävä tulipallo. Itse arvioin kestoksi 3 sekuntia. Olin ulkona kamera kädessä, linssisuojus päällä. Otin silti kuvan, niin sain ajan talteen: 22:54.

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