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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 7.3.2018 at 04.36 Tampere Observation number 71400

Visibility III / V

Kari A. Kuure, Jouni Raunio, Tampereen Ursa

For once, a fireball that left its mark on the Ursa fireball camera in Tampere. The problem with the camera is that it does not light up all the time, but about every 2 minutes for 8-30 seconds. So this time he succeeded.

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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?
    • Not known
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball faded away
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • West
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • -5
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
Technical information

Tampereen Ursa fireball camera Starlight Xpress Oculus All Sky Camera (1.55 mm f / 2 fish eye objective lens, 180 ° coverage)

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