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A fireball in a twilight sky - 29.7.2013 at 00.02 Mäntyharju Observation number 16419

Visibility IV / V

Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

When I took the technical identification pictures of the night clouds, I grabbed a picture like this, I was just adjusting the camera so I only saw this from the corner of my eye.

Figure 1: Original

Figure 2: enlarged

Figure 3: distressed



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • Maximum of 1 minutes difference possible
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball faded away
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • North
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball in a twilight sky
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CanonEOS1100D

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