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A fireball in a twilight sky - 18.8.2019 at 21.30 Laukaa, Lievestuore Observation number 84977

Visibility IV / V

Not visible

My sister and I were at my home over coffee when we heard a big bang. We wondered tonight what that was.

I heard from a friend that at that time that fireball had been in central Finland.

The blinds were closed so there are no sightings. The sound resembles an explosive, a loud momentary bang. Really low which was close



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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?
    • Not known
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • I did not see the end of the fireball
  • Sound(s) related to the fireball
    • Sonic boom(s)
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