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A fireball at night, brighter than the venus - 20.3.2022 at 01.29 Vesanto Observation number 105314

Visibility III / V

Timo Kuhmonen, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Recordings of a fireball camera from Vesanto last night. This lasted 2.3s - part of the flight behind the trees. It may be that in reality it is probably closer to 3s in duration. Progressing down the picture to the right ...

timestamps from video:
beginning, 23: 29: 16.2 UT
end, 23: 29: 18.5 UT



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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?
    • 2 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball disappeared behind an obstacle (trees, buildings or clouds)
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northwest
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the horizon towards the zenith
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Watec 910, Tamron 4-12mm / f1.2, UFO Capture v2

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