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A fireball in a twilight sky - 18.8.2019 at 21.30 Toivakka, Vihijärvi Observation number 84921

Visibility IV / V


The light phenomenon above the lake is quite low. Reminiscent of a star flight / rocket that shattered into the sky. The fragments continued in the same direction of flight in parts 3-4. No photo.



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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?
    • 2 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball broke into pieces, which faded away
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About half way between the horizon and the zenith
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