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A fireball at night, brighter than the venus - 23.11.2022 at 16.00 Enontekiö, Kilpisjärvi Observation number 110881

Visibility III / V


A fireball observed from the ice of Upper Kilpisjärvi, flight direction approx. from northeast to southwest. Observation direction southeast. A very smooth (almost horizontal) flight path. A bright, clearly distinguishable ball with a long tail, clearly smaller than the moon. Fast and quiet, turned off in it over the lake or flew behind the fell. Seen for a few seconds.



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 15 min difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • 4 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball disappeared suddenly
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Southeast
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About half way between the horizon and the zenith
Comments: 1 pcs
Markku Siljama - 26.11.2022 at 10.19 Report this

Havaintoja myös Norjan puolelta.Oli pohjoisten Tauridien tulipallo.Tuli ilmakehään 29 km/s nopeudella hyvin loivasti ja lensi käsivarren Lapin yli lounaaseen ja sammui Ruotsin yllä 83 kmn korkeudessa.Tarkka aika 16.04.

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