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A fireball at night, as bright as a full moon - 13.1.2022 at 17.30 Oulu Observation number 103752

Visibility III / V

Not visible

A nice fireball, pretty bright and the edge of the ball looked red. Direction from south to north.

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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, as bright as a full moon
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • East
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About half way between the horizon and the zenith
Comments: 2 pcs
Riitta Piirainen - 13.1.2022 at 20.47 Report this

Saman taisin nähdä, n. 17:29 tullessani Oulaisista kohti Oulua valtatie 86:lla, suoraan pohjoiseen päin näkyi idästä tien oikealta puolelta valtava palava pallo, ja liekehti punaisena noin 3-5 sekuntia, kunnes hiipui ja putosi tien vasemmalle puolelle keskitaivaalta. Näkyi tuulilasin läpi hienosti. 

Jaakko Korento - 13.1.2022 at 21.24 Report this

Havaitsin saman ollessani lumikenkäilemässä Oulun Pilpasuolla. Todella hienon näköinen ja näyttävä näky.

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