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A fireball at night, brighter than the venus - 13.1.2022 at 17.30 Oulunsalo Observation number 103742

Visibility III / V


The fireball flew in the night sky red and orange, like flames, and disappeared very soon after the vote. It did not illuminate the sky around it and did not look like an ordinary, colorless starburst, but was clearly on fire.



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 2 min difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • 1 second
  • 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 altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the zenith towards the horizont
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