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A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon - 9.1.2018 at 08.09 Salo Observation number 69441

Visibility V / V

Sari Luostarinen, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

The bright ball of light fell almost perpendicularly, tilted slightly to the left in a north-northwest direction. The phenomenon was so short that it almost thought it was just imagined.



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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 1/3 from the horizon towards the zenith
  • Sound(s) related to the fireball
    • Thunder
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon
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