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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 10.9.2013 at 03.29 Varkaus Observation number 18218

Visibility III / V

Veli-Pekka Hentunen, Warkauden Kassiopeia

The object came from the direction of the constellation of Perseids and caught fire in the constellation of Hercules. The fireball remained allsky in the camera images for a few minutes as smoke.



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Additional information
  • 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
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northwest
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • -6
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
Technical information

Intermittent Starlight Xpress Oculus, shutter speed 40 seconds

Comments: 2 pcs
Emma Bruus - 10.9.2013 at 21.55 Report this

Nämä teidän tiimin tulipallokuvat ovat aivan huikeita!

Esko Lyytinen - 10.9.2013 at 23.25 Report this

Tiedossa on että tuo sama näkyi ainakin Mikkelin pohjoiskameran kuvissa. Näitä havaintoja on nyt niin paljon eri puolilla että en ole varma onko se tv:ssa.

 

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