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A fireball at night, as bright as a full moon - 29.3.2020 at 22.57 Rovaniemi Observation number 89448

Visibility V / V


While waiting for the northern lights, I took a couple of pictures of the crescent moon, Venus and the Pleiades. The other then happened to be in luck for once and the fireball flashed in the same box.

A few moments earlier, the same was left for the video, though in the direction of the times north.



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Additional information
  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • Maximum of 1 minutes difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • Less than a second
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball faded away
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • West
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the zenith towards the horizont
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, as bright as a full moon
Technical information

Canon 5D IV, Canon EF 16-35mm f2.8L III Sony a7s, Sigma 20mm f1.4

Comments: 3 pcs
Tero Sipinen - 30.3.2020 at 11.15 Report this

Satumainen tuuri x2! Onnittelut! Kannattaa eriyttää omiksi havainnoikseen.

Timo Alanko - 30.3.2020 at 17.48 Report this

On nuo Sonyt mainioita vehkeitä :) 

Mikko Peussa - 30.3.2020 at 23.36 Report this

Hieno tuo ykköskuvan osuma!

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