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A fireball at night, brighter than the venus - 27.9.2022 at 20.18 - 27.9.2022 at 20.19 Tampere Observation number 109665

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A light phenomenon that progressed quite quickly. If I hadn't been surprised at the traffic lights on Teiskontie / Heikkilänkatu in the direction of Lahti (Kangasala), I would have had time to take pictures.

The direction of the light phenomenon was from southwest to northeast. This is how I interpreted it when I came from the rear slope from the right and proceeded from my position looking to the front left.

It was significantly slower in speed than a normal shooting star, but faster than the Pirkkala fighters I've seen.

In my viewing direction, there was one star shining in the sky (high up) (and only one, maybe it was Sirius, I don't know the starry sky well), so the height of the light phenomenon I saw, when compared to this star, was really a normal shooting star much, really much, lower (hence the announcement).

The light phenomenon did not go out when it disappeared into the sky over Kangasala. The color GREEN was completely different from what I have seen in shooting stars so far.

The time I stated is "around", but it was on Tuesday evening 9/27/2022 a little after 20:00.



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  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • 10 seconds
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
Comments: 1 pcs
Timo Juutilainen - 1.10.2022 at 17.49 Report this

Näin ilmeisesti saman. Ainakin aika täsmää. Selvästi erottuva isompi keskus ja mukana pienempiä tulipalloja. Näytti vahvasti meteoriitilta. Vihreä valo ihmetytti.

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