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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 23.3.2017 at 21.24 Tampere Observation number 62210

Visibility III / V

Tapio Lahtinen, Tampereen Ursa

So in the evening already from Taivaanvahti that there had been a few fireball sightings and one from Sastamala on the basis of which I thought that the fireball could have remained in the picture of the work camera.
And in the morning when I checked I found out that this had happened.
Quite short looks at this angle.

When the seed of doubt was sown, it had to be checked that there could also be a flash of the Cosmos 1140 satellite.

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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?
    • Not known
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball disappeared suddenly
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northeast
  • 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, brighter than the Venus
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