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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 19.4.2018 at 23.00 Vesanto Observation number 73089

Visibility III / V

Timo Kuhmonen, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

In the northeast direction, one fireball grabbed by an automatic camera. The time was 23:00:21. Turned off at the end of the flash ...

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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?
    • 2 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball disappeared suddenly
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northeast
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the horizon towards the zenith
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brigter than the Venus
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Watex 910HX, Tamro wide angle lens

Comments: 3 pcs
Kaija Laukkanen - 20.4.2018 at 12.33 Report this

Nähty ilm. sama tulipallo,etelä-koillinen suunnassa. Sama aika, sammui hajoten useampaan osaan. Siikalatva, Piippola

Markku Lintinen - 20.4.2018 at 21.42 Report this

Kiitos tiedosta! Tämän havainnon perusteella löytyi myös Kangasalla aivan taivaanrannassa.

Timo Kuhmonen - 21.4.2018 at 20.01 Report this

Hyvä jos havainto auttoi :-) Kohta alkaa öiden kirkastuessa olla mahdotonta videokameralla taivasta tarkkailla. Yksi vaihtoehto olisi siirtyä tulipallojen radiohavaintoihin...

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