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A fireball at night, as bright as a cresent moon - 27.3.2018 at 00.08 Kauhava Observation number 72029

Visibility IV / V

Not visible

We had a direct view of Kauhava Church when the fireball dropped. It had a clear "tail" and was visible for quite some time. It dripped down enough, broke into pieces and then disappeared completely. I'm not entirely sure about the direction of the air.



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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?
    • 4 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?
    • About 1/3 from the zenith towards the horizont
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