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A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon - 1.11.2017 at 23.09 Rovaniemi Observation number 67989

Visibility V / V


When filming the northern lights, a fireball also happened to the video.

The location of the fireball in the temporal direction in the direction of 313 degrees from the point of observation.

Pictured Screenshot of the video, the video can be found on youtube https://youtu.be/SV6twgiO1XQ



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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 broke into pieces, which faded away
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northwest
  • 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 a full moon
Technical information

Sony A7S, with Canon 28mm f1.8 adapter.

Comments: 3 pcs
Emma Bruus - 2.11.2017 at 14.06 Report this

Tämä oli hieno! Kiitos Jani videosta. Näytti niin vilpoiselle että teki mieli hakea kaapista villasukat. Kyllä tuo 7S vaan vakuuttavan pimeässä kuvaa.

Olli Sälevä - 2.11.2017 at 19.22 Report this

Kylläpä sattui sopivasti kohdalle tuo tulipallo.

Timo Alanko - 2.11.2017 at 21.10 Report this

Sattuipa olemaan kamera sopivaan suuntaan. Jotain tuollaista sitä aina odottelee tapahtuvaksi. Mainio koppi ja nopeat reaktiot! 

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