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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 20.10.2015 at 23.34 Turku Observation number 44492

Visibility III / V

Mikko Peussa, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

I was on a fireball hunt in Ruissalo and the ball came :)

The camera was shooting through the car window and I wrote a comment to Sky Watch over the phone, so I didn’t see that flight myself. The brightness is hard to judge because in the picture, however, the stars have been exposed for 13 seconds at full aperture and that flight has apparently been fast and short-lived?

So is the correct observation category a meter image, or a fireball? Hard to say because only the camera saw that?

The camera clock was 30 seconds ahead, so the time could also be 23.33?

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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?
    • West
  • 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
Technical information

Canon EOS 550D, Samyang 14 mm, 13 sec, F / 2.8 and ISO-3200

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