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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 3.4.2012 at 22.51 Helsinki Observation number 3521

Visibility III / V

Samuli Vuorinen, Kirkkonummen komeetta

My meteor camera detected the fireball in a northeast direction. The exact duration of the fireball was 1.8 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?
    • North
  • 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: 1 pcs
Esko Lyytinen - 4.4.2012 at 16.16 Report this

Näkyi myös minun kamerassani Helsingin Pukinmäestä, aika lailla samannäköisenä 2 minuutin summakuvassa. Ja myös Kuusankoskella tuli kuvaan.

Saapui eteläkaakosta noin 23 km/s nopeudella. Syttyi 96 kilometrissä ja sammui 75 kilomterissä, paloi loppuun.


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