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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 14.12.2015 at 21.43 Espoo Observation number 46240

Visibility III / V

Janne Sievinen, Ursa (Helsinki)

In connection with the shooting of the northern lights, a fireball also hit the screen. I used to make a visual observation only in the blink of an eye with the side eye. Attached is a full illuminated frame and a partial magnification showing the trajectory of the fireball partly behind the clouds on the horizon. Youtube also has a timelapse https://youtu.be/AGlaADdyASY where the car box is paused.



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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 disappeared behind an obstacle (trees, buildings or clouds)
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northwest
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Very low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brigter than the Venus
Technical information

Exposure: 15s f / 2.8 ISO400 17mm Equipment: Canon EOS 650D Sigma DC 17-50mm 1: 2.8 EX HSM

Comments: 3 pcs
Kaj Höglund - 15.12.2015 at 01.00 Report this

Hieno! Sain tästä samasta tulipallosta myös kuvan, mutta vain osittain. Hajosi useampaan osaan

Mikko Peussa - 15.12.2015 at 09.08 Report this

Upea osuma!

Janne Sievinen - 15.12.2015 at 09.19 Report this

Tästä on tosiaan saatu parikin hyvää havaintoa tällä foorumilla. Youtubessa nähtävillä nyt myös timelapse https://youtu.be/AGlaADdyASY jossa tuo oman havaintoni bolidi-ruutu hetkeksi pysäytettynä.

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