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A fireball at night, as bright as a cresent moon - 19.1.2016 at 20.30 Vesanto Observation number 48226

Visibility IV / V

Timo Kuhmonen, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

This week on Tuesdays fireball. The duration of the flight seen from the video of Vesanto's camera was 3.2sec (part of the time was behind the trees)



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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?
    • 3 seconds
  • 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
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Watec 910HX

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