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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 6.2.2020 at 22.19 Tampere Observation number 88023

Visibility III / V


A calm flight that remained visible in bright moonlight for a long time, seen as smoky. The image came from both the south and west cameras. This is the first observation with an IR camera where I also noticed a northern lights in the picture. As an additional picture, the northern view of the moment of observation, which shows the northern lights situation and the landscape illuminated by the moon.



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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?
    • 2 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?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
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