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A fireball in a twilight sky - 18.8.2019 at 21.20 Kuopio Observation number 84929

Visibility IV / V


The light was really bright, the direction of movement was from southwest to west. In the sky, the distance is hard to spot, but it looked like it was really close. Personally, I couldn’t hear the sound because of the music, and I didn’t notice the shake.



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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?
    • 4 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball broke into pieces, which faded away
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • West
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball in a twilight sky
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