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A fireball in a twilight sky - 15.8.2020 at 22.42 Mäntyharju Observation number 92843

Visibility IV / V

Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

In search of the nightshops so high northwest around Ottawa a fast n Venus bright fireball flying towards the north.Length n 8 degrees.Yellow in color.

Neither asshole nor meteorite dropper ..



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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?
    • 1 second
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball faded away
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northwest
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the horizon towards the zenith
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball in a twilight sky
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