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A fireball in a twilight sky - 18.8.2019 at 21.00 Kuopio, Pirttiniemi Observation number 84933

Visibility IV / V


Burned white and bright. Eventually disintegrated. Silent. Seemed to be close and low. As if flying only a few tens of meters away.



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 1-2 hours difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • 6 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?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball in a twilight sky
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