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A fireball at night, as bright as a cresent moon - 25.9.2018 at 02.19 Oulu Observation number 77971

Visibility IV / V

Kari Kaila, Oulun Arktos

A bright fireball was visible in the camera image very low in the northwest. Its duration was in the order of seconds and its height when extinguished was less than 10 degrees. The fireball has been somewhere above Muonion-Enontekiö.



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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?
    • Not known
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • North
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, as bright as a crescent moon
Technical information

Exposure times were 1.00 seconds. Camera Imaging Science.

Comments: 1 pcs
Markku Lintinen - 28.9.2018 at 22.53 Report this

Näkyi Tampereellakin. Laitan kuvan huomenna.

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