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A fireball at night, as bright as a crescent moon - 17.3.2023 at 21.30 Kajaani Observation number 113527

Visibility III / V

My Wyze camera is pointed at the Swedish rocket launch site Esrange in the hope of barium clouds. The camera now detected the fireball shown in the attached video.

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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?
    • 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?
    • Northwest
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the horizon towards the zenith
Comments: 2 pcs
Markku Siljama - 18.3.2023 at 17.59 Report this

Mielenkiintoisen näköinen lento josta ei muita havaintoja.Lähes koko skandinavia pilvien peitossa.

Markus Sipilä - 18.3.2023 at 22.30 Report this

Tulipallo näkyi hyvin Iso-Syötteen huipulta pilviharson läpi.

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