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A fireball at night, as bright as a cresent moon - 24.10.2021 at 01.38 Vesanto Observation number 101934

Visibility III / V

Timo Kuhmonen, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Last night's fireball, this incident was brighter than average. Appeared on both cameras, leaving behind a glowing wad for a few seconds.

UTC timestamps from video:
beginning, 22: 38: 20.6 (camera 1)
end, 22: 38: 21.7 (camera 2)



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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?
    • 1 second
  • 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?
    • About half way between the horizon and the zenith
Technical information

Watec 910, Tamron 4-12mm / f1.2, UFO Capture v2

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