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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 7.2.2020 at 20.42 Kiiminki Observation number 88042

Visibility III / V

The first fireball of my life! The fireball appeared behind the trees, after which the fireball was still visible for about 2 to 3 seconds. The fireball was bright, the brightness dimmed slightly, after which again the brightness brightened before the final fading.

Tricky to judge a fireball when there is no benchmark, but was an amazing sight!

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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 2 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?
    • North
  • 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, brighter than the Venus
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