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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 25.4.2017 at 01.02 Mäntyharju Observation number 63525

Visibility III / V

Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

In the middle of the northern lights shot I saw a sideways bright flash in the north near the horizon. Fireball. I walked down to the right.



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 2 min difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • 3 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • I did not see the end of the fireball
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • North
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Very low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
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