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A fireball at night, brighter than the venus - 13.1.2022 at 17.27 Oulu Observation number 103763

Visibility III / V

Kari Kaila, Oulun Arktos

A rather slow and rather bright fireball flew in the evening in the eastern sky. The ignition time was 17:27:02 and the flight time was about 5 seconds. The fireball went behind the trees at the end, though it can be seen interspersed with twigs. Exposure times are 2.00 s and images are snapped with a propeller every 0.2 seconds.



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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?
    • 5 seconds
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • East
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the horizon towards the zenith
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • -6
Comments: 1 pcs
Janne Sievinen - 15.1.2022 at 08.56 Report this

Hieno osuma! Lisäarvoa tuo myös kulmanopeuden määritysmahdollisuus propellikatkojan ansiosta.

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