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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 2.4.2016 at 21.51 Vesanto Observation number 51058

Visibility III / V

Timo Kuhmonen, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Of Vesanto's northern cameras, a long-lasting fireball that was seen with two different cameras. Watched from the video, the duration of the visible flight was 6s. There is another observation of the same fireball here .

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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?
    • 6 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball faded away
  • 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, brighter than the Venus
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Watec 910-HX, Tamro wide angle lens

Comments: 1 pcs
Esko Lyytinen - 3.4.2016 at 18.50 Report this

Kempeleen ja Vesannon kamerahavaintojen perusteella kyseessä oli grazeri jonka reitti sivusi maapallon ilmakehää matalimmillaan n. 108 kilometrin korkeudella ja rupesi nousemaan takaisin. Nopeus oli 58 km/s. Ei ole varmaa paloiko kuitenkin loppuun vai jatkoiko takaisin avaruuteen.


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