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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 25.2.2017 at 19.32 Laitila Observation number 61488

Visibility III / V

I tested the Pentax gps on that balcony and the last 20 seconds of exposure was caught by this fireball.

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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?
    • 1 second
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball faded away
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • West
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About half way between the horizon and the zenith
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
Technical information

2/25/2017, 19:32:31 Fireball on the top of the beer factory. Pentax K-S2, Samyang 2.0 / 16mm, Pentax gps 20sec, f / 2.8, FL16, large 500 From 60.879 / 21.687, direction Az 270.1 ast

Comments: 2 pcs
Emma Bruus - 25.2.2017 at 21.13 Report this

Mahtava tuuri Ismo, onnittelut!

Mikko Peussa - 25.2.2017 at 22.08 Report this

Hienoa että sait kuvaan. Näimme myös veljen kanssa lennon alusta loppuun ja teimme oman havainnon Taivaanvahtiin :)

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