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A fireball in a twilight sky - 9.1.2018 at 08.10 Nurmijärvi Observation number 69377

Visibility IV / V

Harri Heiskanen, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Observation made of a moving car at a road construction site. Short light effect of less than a second. Vibrant and distinctly green in color until extinguished. Sizes quite large, that is, nowhere near stellar flight. Headed down. More precise air direction northwest-north.



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 2 min 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 disappeared suddenly
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northwest
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About half way between the horizon and the zenith
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball in a twilight sky
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