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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 31.10.2014 at 01.31 Mäntyharju Observation number 31457

Visibility III / V

Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

I was already leaving the observation site when I saw a bright starburst flight between Jupiter and the Lion in the low east. I didn't see the beginning.

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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?
    • I did not see the end of the fireball
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • East
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
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Canon EOS 1100 D 18 mm

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