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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 26.12.2016 at 19.06 Ikaalinen, Sisättö Observation number 59433

Visibility III / V

Heidi Rikala, Ursa (Helsinki)

A high-flying orange fireball flew high from west to east. The camera was shooting in that direction, but it didn’t fit in the field of view when it went so high.



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 2 min 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 disappeared suddenly
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • East
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Almost directly over my head
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
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