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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 12.8.2018 at 01.44 Mustasaari Observation number 76682

Visibility III / V

Tommi Järvilehto, Vaasan Andromeda

On the pier, watching the star flights of Perseids, one very bright star flight was seen. There was a glow / smoke in the sky for a few seconds.

Thanks to the bat. The car was in the back left of my viewing direction, but I happened to watch the bat fly as it came to dine above my recliner. At the same time, this bright ass came just behind me where I had turned my gaze.

The head of a shaky camera pointed elsewhere, but GoPro, which shot behind his back, recorded the incident.

EDIT: The pair captures an additional 1: 1 croppi and a lightened background to make the stars appear better.



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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?
    • 1 second
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball faded away
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • East
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Almost directly over my head
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
Technical information

GoPro4silver, 20s, f / 2.8, ISO800, Lr

Comments: 1 pcs
Markku Lintinen - 12.8.2018 at 19.31 Report this

Hieno kuva! Kiitos vinkistä - näin se näkyi Tampereella:  https://www.taivaanvahti.fi/observations/show/76728

 

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