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A fireball at night, as bright as a cresent moon - 9.1.2018 at 08.00 Janakkala Observation number 69367

Visibility IV / V

Not visible

I drove the third road north. About a kilometer before Tureng's junction, a green ball with a long tail dropped from the northern sky. It disappeared behind the trees.



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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?
    • Less than a second
  • 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?
    • North
  • 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, as bright as a cresent moon
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