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A fireball in a twilight sky - 7.10.2022 at 06.46 Parkano Observation number 109804

Visibility III / V


While driving to work in the morning, almost directly in front of me, a ball of fire, etc., a bright object could be seen flying downwards at high speed, bright, thick, and suddenly disappeared. I'm not 100% sure if it was a fireball or some "space junk" that burned up as it entered the atmosphere, but it wasn't a shooting star.



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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?
    • 1 second
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball disappeared suddenly
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball in a twilight sky
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northeast
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the horizon towards the zenith
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