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A fireball at night, as bright as a cresent moon - 27.8.2016 at 23.25 Kemiönsaari Observation number 56312

Visibility IV / V


While the Venetians were being led and the Milky Way was photographed, a comic fireball guy happened to drag him across the sky. To my host and friend, I screamed in the dark that "what the Airborne brought was" ... after a moment of lottery and diligent debate, it was heard from the dark pier "south" from two mouths. I believe it was;)



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 5 min difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • 3 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball faded away
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • South
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, as bright as a crescent moon
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