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A fireball at night, as bright as a cresent moon - 2.10.2021 at 20.13 Utajärvi Observation number 101674

Visibility III / V


A fireball was detected from a car on Kajaanintie about 3 km before Utajärvi in the northwest. The phenomenon was also recorded in the car camera as video. It looked handsome when there were no buildings or lights at that very point. The scene of the fearer was also visible in its entirety. There were no sounds inside the car. I noticed an observation from Seinäjoki apparently from this same fireball.



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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?
    • 4 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball disappeared behind an obstacle (trees, buildings or clouds)
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, as bright as a crescent moon
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northwest
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
Technical information

T-Cam CC400 HD car camera, 135 ° wide angle lens, 1296 Super HD (2304 * 1296).

Comments: 3 pcs
Emma Bruus - 2.10.2021 at 23.43 Report this

Hieno video, onnittelut! Yllättävän pitkä lento ollut.

Anu Seilonen - 3.10.2021 at 13.19 Report this

Kiitos! Paras tallenne autokamerassa oikeastaan ikinä. :) Omin silminkin ehti havaita ihan alusta asti, oli kirkkaampi kuin miltä kamerassa näyttää. 

Verneri Autio - 3.10.2021 at 13.49 Report this

Moi! Olen Seinäjoen havainnon jättäjä ja olen videon perusteella varma, että kyseessä sama tulipallo. Upea video! :)

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