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A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon - 22.12.2017 at 20.06 Vesanto Observation number 69250

Visibility V / V

Timo Kuhmonen, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

With a little delay comes, we also share my own observation. It would have been handsome to see this fireball with the naked eye (even), now it was up to the camera to grab the flight. The video shows several bright flashes in the sky during the final flight, which is likely to have detached pieces from the song. There is no sound perception, at that moment I was indoors. Waiting for the next bright fireball :-)



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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?
    • 3 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?
    • Northwest
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the zenith towards the horizont
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon
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Watec 910HX, Tamron lens

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