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A fireball in a twilight sky - 10.4.2020 at 23.38 Laitila Observation number 90014

Visibility IV / V

Pirjo Koski, Riku Poskiparta, Porin Karhunvartijat

My husband and I were on a milky way excursion when a long-lasting fireball was seen during an appropriate drinking break. It was a really long flight, maybe even too short an estimate.



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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?
    • 8 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?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball in a twilight sky
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