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A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon - 14.10.2021 at 04.50 Kotka Observation number 101790

Visibility III / V

Observation in the direction of 42 degrees .. blue-green light ball at a steep angle. The blue-green fireball lasts about 3 seconds. Kotkansaari detection point at 04.50 direction 42 degrees. Altitude maybe 35 degrees and down ..

Mainly the color of the phenomenon amazed. Close to the colors of the northern lights but brighter.

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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
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • I did not see the end of the fireball
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northeast
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the horizon towards the zenith
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