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A fireball at night, as bright as a cresent moon - 7.9.2020 at 23.04 Tampere Observation number 93504

Visibility IV / V

Markku Lintinen, Tampereen Ursa

Majestic slow atmospheric scratching - 19 seconds.

This has already become a lot of visual sighting and even one lucky handwritten photo started during the flight.

In the middle stages of the flight, a reflection from Lake Näsijärvi can be seen.



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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?
    • 16-20 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 at night, as bright as a crescent moon
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