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Rocket-related clouds - 22.2.2018 at 19.09 Jyväskylä Observation number 70882

Visibility III / V

Markku Nykky, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

I was out in the evening walking in my chores when I noticed an object resembling a pole halo that I photographed with a cell phone camera. Alongside this, my attention was drawn to the foggy light moving northward in the western sky, which staggered because it could not be an airplane because it did not flash and was considerably larger and brighter than the light of an airplane. It was as if about a crescent moon had been behind a thin gauze and thanked in the sky. The target was moving steadily just like the speed of a low-speed helicopter on a fairly low horizon. When I then noticed that the 2th phase of Falcon 9 was detected on Sky Guard at Twitter at 7:07 p.m., and I had taken my own picture at 7:09 p.m., I was pretty sure it was the same item.

Image facing west.

#raketti: Falcon 9 FT

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