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A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon - 22.12.2017 at 20.10 Harjavalta Observation number 69066

Visibility V / V

I was jogging and deviating as a friend on the south side of the river near the school center. At first I thought it was a full flight. Then I doubted it couldn’t be if someone would have fired a light rocket because of oil spill on the river and control work going on. Now that I saw the news I realized it was this same fireball. I can't get the fireball route drawn on the ipad but it landed in an arc towards the horizon. I didn't look closely at the time, but about 15 min. Throw, maybe a little more because I chatted with my friend for a moment

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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 15 min difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • 10 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball faded away
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than a full moon
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