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A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon - 16.8.2022 at 00.08 Turku Observation number 108547

Visibility III / V

Not visible

Brighter than the moon, a yellow-green ball of light on the tail, looked reasonably large. N. In flight maybe 1/4 of the moon's current size. When disintegrating, a green flare from which green orbs spread



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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?
    • 7 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball broke into pieces, which faded away
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon
  • 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
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