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A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon - 27.3.2018 at 00.07 Rauma Observation number 71994

Visibility V / V


I couldn’t change the direction of the fireball from the image on the mobile device, so the fireball came obliquely at a pretty steep angle towards the horizon, where it shattered to pieces and faded. Personally, I noticed a fireball from my own balcony.



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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?
    • 3 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball broke into pieces, which faded away
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon
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