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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 24.4.2015 at 03.03 Espoo Observation number 37299

Visibility III / V

Timo Kuhmonen, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

A short streak from the sky, not showy. Probable Lyrid based on location and direction.



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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?
    • Less than a second
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball disappeared behind an obstacle (trees, buildings or clouds)
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northeast
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About half way between the horizon and the zenith
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