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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 4.11.2018 at 19.40 Mäntyharju Observation number 79096

Visibility III / V

Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

In the middle of the northern lights shot flew at an altitude of about 16 degrees northeast of Venus, a brighter fireball towards the north. The visible trajectory is about 20 degrees long.

Attached is a memorized image.

At least two other guys saw the same.



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 2 min 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 faded away
  • 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, brighter than the Venus
Comments: 1 pcs
Timo Kuhmonen - 4.11.2018 at 22.32 Report this

ei löydy tätä omasta tulipallokamerasta, vaikka siihen suuntaan onkin... Ollut tänä ilta taivas melkein kokonaan pilvessä, tähtiä näkyy vain paikoitellen :-)

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