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A fireball at night, brighter than the venus - 16.8.2022 at 00.05 Nurmijärvi Observation number 108555

Visibility III / V

Not visible

A fireball appeared in our field of vision and we saw it very brightly whizzing past. It felt like it was a little above the tops of the tall trees or a little higher. Bluish/greenish and very bright.



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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?
    • 5 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 the Venus
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