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A fireball at night, as bright as a full moon - 20.2.2020 at 03.35 Kangasala Observation number 88251

Visibility V / V

Markku Lintinen, Tampereen Ursa

There were already many visual observations in the Sky Guard to help find the recording.

A very bright final glimpse after having already disappeared on the horizon behind the trees.



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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?
    • 7 seconds
  • 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?
    • Northeast
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Very low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, as bright as a full moon
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