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A fireball in a twilight sky - 18.8.2019 at 21.00 Pieksämäki Observation number 84897

Visibility IV / V

Not visible

A really bright tailed ball of light. Seen in the sky in the direction of the sunset. However, clearly separated from the sun and somehow closer. The light was bright as lightning and not yellow as fire. It only took a few seconds and went off.



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 15 min difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • 3 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball faded away
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the zenith towards the horizont
  • Sound(s) related to the fireball
    • Sonic boom(s)
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball in a twilight sky
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