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A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon - 16.11.2017 at 18.44 Enontekiö Observation number 68354

Visibility V / V

Not visible

A fireball in the eastern sky was visible in the field flow. Red head and yellow wadding. There was no sound. Fell behind the edge of the forest.



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 5 min difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • 16-20 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball disappeared behind an obstacle (trees, buildings or clouds)
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • East
  • 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 a full moon
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