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A fireball at night, as bright as a crescent moon - 7.10.2022 at 06.46 Hämeenlinna Observation number 109819

Visibility III / V


When driving from Hämeenlinna towards Lahti (10-tie) by car, a fireball with a clear "tail" appeared directly in front. The fireball could be seen in the east-northeast, almost directly in front and pointing vertically towards the sky.



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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?
    • Less than a second
  • 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?
    • Northeast
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the horizon towards the zenith
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