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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 14.12.2017 at 17.15 Inari Observation number 68737

Visibility III / V


It looked like a starburst, but on closer inspection it was not a uniform ball but rather a small satellite or drone model. The tops of the trees went almost horizontally. Coordinates: 68.8403705, 27.2527902



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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?
    • 4 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?
    • South
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
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