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A fireball at night, as bright as a cresent moon - 2.10.2021 at 22.00 Simo Observation number 101678

Visibility III / V


It started to get quite high, brightened considerably and then dimmed until it faded as the horizon became responsible. It took me so long to show it to my friend.



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 1-2 hours difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • 7 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball faded away
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, as bright as a crescent moon
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • North
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
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