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A fireball at night, as bright as a full moon - 27.9.2022 at 20.20 Lahti Observation number 109555

Visibility III / V

We were standing in the yard with a friend when we saw a yellow light with a burning tail traveling reasonably low from west to east. We live almost in the center and I didn't notice any special noise. It's always noisy here, though. It's hard to estimate the time, how long it was visible and I only understood the time after checking it a while after the event.

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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 disappeared behind an obstacle (trees, buildings or clouds)
  • 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 1/3 from the horizon towards the zenith
Comments: 1 pcs
Tommi Salonen - 27.9.2022 at 21.50 Report this

Näin todennäköisesti saman ilmiön. Näytti kunnolliselta metroriitilta tai vastaavalta kohtalaisen lähellä. Kesti useamman sekunnin.  Olin juuri kävelemässä saunasta uimaan ja tämä varsinaisesti kruunasi illan!

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