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A fireball at night, as bright as a cresent moon - 26.2.2017 at 19.37 - 26.2.2017 at 19.38 Varkaus Observation number 61570

Visibility IV / V

Veli-Pekka Hentunen, Warkauden Kassiopeia

A fireball was detected from the sky camera image of the Härkämäki observatory.



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Additional information
  • 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?
    • North
  • 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
Technical information

Sky camera Oculus, shutter speed 60 s

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