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Iridium 26 - 24.3.2019 at 21.35 Kangasala Observation number 81840

Visibility Unclassified

Markku Lintinen, Tampereen Ursa

Fireballs and northern lights have been a rare sight to watch lately. Looking for the Northern Lights afterwards in the video image, my attention was drawn to the bright flash, which according to Sky Safari was Iridium 26. Compared to what I saw earlier, this was a short flash. Heavens-above did not recognize this flash, but suggested a minute later the Cosmos 1943 rocket scrap that had gone from the same points, which had just barely stood out.


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    • Iridium 26
    • Näyttävä
Comments: 1 pcs
Markku Lintinen - 25.3.2019 at 19.34 Report this

Aiempi Jyväskylän havainto selittänee välähdyksen lyhyyden: 
https://www.taivaanvahti.fi/observations/show/42646

 

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