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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 31.3.2017 at 23.19 Ikaalinen, Sisättö Observation number 62713

Visibility III / V

Heidi Rikala, Ursa (Helsinki)

I described the Moon (the halo of the Moon) and the beginning of the Northern Lights and the Milky Way in the same picture and in that same a fireball flew in the northern sky. There was enough exposure in the luck that the streak left by the fireball came into the picture.



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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?
    • North
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
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