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A fireball at night, as bright as a cresent moon - 11.4.2021 at 00.07 Espoo Observation number 97492

Visibility IV / V

Panu Lahtinen, Pollux, Aalto-yliopisto

A reasonably bright fireball left in the sky camera. Duration according to timing data 3.1 s.



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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?
    • 3 seconds
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • South
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the horizon towards the zenith
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, as bright as a cresent moon
Technical information

60 s maximum stack. Watec WAT-902H3 Ultimate, Novus NVL-2812D / IR 2.8-12 mm f / 1.2.

Comments: 3 pcs
Tuomo Kuusisto - 11.4.2021 at 00.56 Report this

Näin saman juoksulenkillä Helsingin Kaivopuistossa, luulin ensin ilotulitusraketiksi, oli todella iso, näyttävä ja selkeästi vihreä väriltään. 

Laura Ketola - 11.4.2021 at 12.15 Report this

Saviolla bongattu sama. Suunta kaakko-etelä. 

Jaana Eerola - 11.4.2021 at 13.01 Report this

Sama bongattu myös Imatralla. 

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