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A fireball in a twilight sky - 8.4.2021 at 05.35 Jyväskylä Observation number 97448

Visibility IV / V

Not visible

I drove to work to Jkl, Kirri - Jkl was visible when driving around Mankola. Pretty bright and fast fireball at a pretty steep angle. On top or behind Jyväskylä. Between the clouds was sometimes visible and sometimes behind the clouds.

The morning was already getting very cloudy.



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 5 min difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • 4 seconds
  • 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?
    • Southwest
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the horizon towards the zenith
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