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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 3.10.2021 at 02.34 Porvoo, Sondby Observation number 101681

Visibility III / V

Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

The camera shot with a serial fire north towards the sky, waiting for possible northern lights, they didn’t come, but the bright fireball remained in one shot. Image cropped from the whole 1: 1.



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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?
    • Not known
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball faded away
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northwest
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About half way between the horizon and the zenith
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EXIF: The camera is in UT time.

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