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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 16.9.2018 at 03.32 Helsinki, Pukinmäki Observation number 77686

Visibility III / V

Esko Lyytinen, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

I didn't see, I got my fire camera. There is a 2-minute summary on the left low next to a tree. I put the brightness of Venus brighter, as it was seen from a distance here, but it would have been closer to the brightness of a half-moon perhaps even more. It was apparently the same as the observation:

https://www.taivaanvahti.fi/observations/show/77662

There was a so-called. a rapid fireball that clearly burned to the ground and was sporadic.



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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?
    • Less than a second
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball faded away
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northwest
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Very low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
Comments: 1 pcs
Kimmo Aura - 19.9.2018 at 23.18 Report this

Espoossa näkyi myös tulipallo eteläisellä taivaalla hyvin, vaikka ei ollut edes silmälaseja päässä. Kirkkaudeltaan kuin laskeutuvan lentokoneen valo. Kello oli 3:32

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