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A fireball in a twilight sky - 18.8.2019 at 21.10 Kuopio Observation number 84955

Visibility IV / V


The sighting seemed to be so close that I initially suspected it was a rocket fired over an adjacent pond. The light was bright and had shades of blue and green before going out quickly fading. The song was divided into two parts, a larger one and a smaller one, the smaller one dropped a little lower than the other song. The actual piece flew straight horizontally and I don’t think much landed during my observation.



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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 direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Southwest
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About half way between the horizon and the zenith
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball in a twilight sky
Comments: 2 pcs
Markku Siljama - 19.8.2019 at 20.33 Report this

Muutin kellonajan ylläpidollisesti 09:stä klo 21:een,menikö oikein?

Antti Sutinen - 19.8.2019 at 20.50 Report this

Kyllä, 21 on oikein.

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