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A fireball in a twilight sky - 19.1.2017 at 18.00 Tampere Observation number 60243

Visibility IV / V

Jarno Paananen, Tampereen Ursa

I was just polaring my telescope as a north-wide fireball flew straight from the northeast and suddenly went out almost on my head.



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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 suddenly
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Almost directly over my head
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball in a twilight sky
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