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A fireball at night, as bright as a cresent moon - 5.9.2015 at 00.25 Hankasalmi, Murtoinen Observation number 42015

Visibility IV / V

Arto Oksanen, Jyväskylän Sirius

Fireball in the allsky camera of Hankasalmi Observatory. A lucky cloud opening almost entirely on a cloudy night. The brightness is hard to judge, but perhaps in the crescent class. Thirty-second exposure that began at 00:25:27.



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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?
    • Not known
  • 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?
    • Northwest
  • 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, as bright as a cresent moon
Technical information

Alcor System OMEA-1.3M-HCA, 30s exposure.

Comments: 2 pcs
Niko Ojala - 5.9.2015 at 13.10 Report this

Tais sama näkyä Kokkolassa

Arto Oksanen - 5.9.2015 at 17.53 Report this

Joo. Jonnekin välimaastoon on tullut.

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