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A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon - 11.4.2021 at 00.10 Helsinki, Fallbacka Observation number 97493

Visibility V / V

Not visible

I had walked from the Itäväylä junction in the direction of Kallviikintie towards Vuosaara for about 50m when I saw a clear fireball falling in front of me and finally disintegrating, extinguishing.



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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?
    • 3 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball broke into pieces, which faded away
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon
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