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A fireball at night, as bright as a cresent moon - 20.2.2020 at 03.35 Varkaus Observation number 88385

Visibility IV / V

Veli-Pekka Hentunen, Warkauden Kassiopeia

A very bright fireball had been left in the picture of the Härkämäki observatory's sky camera on February 20, 2020 at 03:35.

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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?
    • Not known
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • I did not see the end of the fireball
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • North
  • 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 crescent moon
Technical information

Härkämäki Observatory Oculus Allsky camera, shutter speed 60 s, image black and white, image size 1.3 Mpix, the original image was a FITS image.

Comments: 2 pcs
Mikko Peussa - 20.2.2020 at 22.38 Report this

Komea välähdys!

Veli-Pekka Hentunen - 21.2.2020 at 06.57 Report this

Tämä on ollut varmasti täysikuuta kirkkaampi, mutta kuvasta on hieman hankala arvioida todella kirkkautta.

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