Contact information

Skywarden,
Ursa Astronomical Association
Kopernikuksentie 1
00130 Helsinki
taivaanvahti(at)ursa.fi

Ursa Astronomical Association

Rocket-related clouds - 8.10.2018 at 06.45 Hollola Observation number 78300

Visibility IV / V


I went to the mailbox in the morning and as I looked up at the sky (face west) I noticed a star-like moving light of size and brightness that would illuminate its surroundings. Moved northwest at "plane speed." It seemed to stop (?) For a moment, when it separated from the direction of travel in a sector of about 45 degrees, like a fan, maybe 5-6 smaller lights, which faded after 3-4 s. Continued his journey, and so did I. It was about 06:45.

I don’t do astronomy or UFO research, but I haven’t seen anything like it by this age (66). I did not hear any sound and did not experience any transcendental feelings.

Compared to "Star Flight", the object moved very slowly, as did the lights diverging from it.

The sky was almost cloudless. The weather was calm, with a temperature of about -2.

#raketti: Falcon9
#satelliitti: SAOCOM 1A



More similar observations
Additional information
  • Havainto
    • Rocket-related clouds
  • Rocket launch
    • Rocket phase visible in the sky info
Send a comment

Comments are checked and moderated before publication If you want to contact the observer directly about possibilities to use these images, use the Media -form.

*

*

*
characters left

By sending in this comment I confirm, that I've read and understood the the observation system's privacy policy.