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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 21.3.2018 at 03.44 Orimattila Observation number 71835

Visibility III / V

Samuli Ikäheimo, Lahden Ursa

The countryside called the Milky Way, I got a fireball.

While photographing the Milky Way, a small peppery fireball grabbed the cell again, leaving behind an old upper atmosphere to be ravaged by the winds. The interval between the fireball box and the last picture of the timelapse is four minutes and 31 seconds, probably the old one was visible even longer.


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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?
    • Not known
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball faded away
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Southeast
  • 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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Sony RX1R II

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