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A fireball in a twilight sky - 8.4.2021 at 05.36 Parainen, Nauvo Observation number 97433

Visibility IV / V


A bright little light from which sparks came off and a yellowish flame followed before the quench went out. I saw it from the car windshield just as I was looking in the rearview mirror. So I didn’t see it very high and it seemed like it wasn’t terribly far away. Judging by the details like sparks and the blaze of fire from which I would say a few miles, of course if the target was bigger it could be further away.



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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?
    • 2 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball disappeared suddenly
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • East
  • 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
Comments: 1 pcs
Timo Elovainio - 8.4.2021 at 13.56 Report this

Suomusjärvi Salo. Itä kaakko taivaalla n. 15 min ajan vaalea viivamainen kajo joka himmhimmeni ja hitaasti hävisi yö taivaalta. Klo 00.20. Voisiko liityä Nauvon havaintoon ?

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