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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 14.10.2019 at 21.33 Espoo Observation number 86112

Visibility III / V

Panu Lahtinen, Pollux, Aalto-yliopisto

A celestial camera observation of a relatively bright but rapid fireball. Duration in the image area 1.08 s.



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • Maximum of 1 minutes 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 disappeared behind an obstacle (trees, buildings or clouds)
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Southeast
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the horizon towards the zenith
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brigter than the Venus
Technical information

60 s maximum stack. Watec WAT-902H3 Ultimate, Novus NVL-2812D / IR 2.8-12 mm f / 1.2

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