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A fireball at night, as bright as a cresent moon - 3.11.2016 at 00.26 Vesanto Observation number 58152

Visibility IV / V

Timo Kuhmonen, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

One fireball from Vesanto's cameras, visible with two cameras. He left behind a brilliantly weak van for a moment. The duration of the flight seen from the video was about 3 seconds, the rest of which was left behind the trees. The direction of flight in each picture was to the left.



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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
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball disappeared behind an obstacle (trees, buildings or clouds)
  • 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

Watec 910HX, Tamron 4-12mm, UFO Capture v2

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