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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 7.3.2012 at 20.42 Helsinki Observation number 2592

Visibility III / V

Samuli Vuorinen, Kirkkonummen komeetta

My meteor camera on the edge of the balcony spotted a bright fireball today. The ignition height and direction were about 45/46 degrees and the extinguishing height and direction were about 31/40 degrees. The duration of the fireball was 1.7 seconds.

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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?
    • 2 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball disappeared suddenly
  • 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
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
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Watec 902H

Comments: 2 pcs
Esko Lyytinen - 7.3.2012 at 23.58 Report this

Tämä oli todellakin eri tulipallo kuin tuo toinen 23 minuttia myöhemmin näkynyt, josta enemmän havaintoja. Tämä tai molemmatkin näkyivät Helsingin Pukinmäen kamerassani.


Samuli Vuorinen - 7.3.2012 at 23.59 Report this

Joo, näin tuon myöhemmän tulipallon visuaalisesti Kirkkonummelta käsin kun olin reposvahdissa. Panu Lahtinen laittoikin siitä jo havainnon.

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