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A fireball in a daytime sky - 18.8.2019 at 20.00 Leppävirta Observation number 84996

Visibility V / V

Not visible

Clear, broke into a couple of smaller pieces and there was no sound. A little longer than the basic flash of a starburst. But it was pretty big for those “bright pieces” out there in the sky when it broke up. The sky was a pretty clear evening sky, not yet dim so there was no effect illuminating the sky and the road.



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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?
    • 1 second
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball broke into pieces, which 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 daytime sky
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