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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 22.4.2020 at 00.34 Varkaus Observation number 90156

Visibility III / V

Veli-Pekka Hentunen, Warkauden Kassiopeia

The fireball was visible in the image of the Härkämäki Observatory's Oculus sky camera. Image start time 00.34.10, shutter speed 45 seconds. The fireball has left a long and bright line of light in the picture.



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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?
    • Northeast
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • -6
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
Technical information

Oculus AllSky 1Mpx black and white sky camera, shutter speed 45 seconds

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