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A fireball at night, as bright as the sun - 16.8.2018 at 02.59 Ikaalinen, Sisättö Observation number 76882

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Heidi Rikala, Ursa (Helsinki)

A really bright fireball flew from southeast to northwest almost above my head. It made such a sound when the flash without a rumble, zap. There was a picture nearby, but the lens cap was on :(

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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?
    • 1 second
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball disappeared suddenly
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • Northwest
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Almost directly over my head
  • Sound(s) related to the fireball
    • Other kind of sound(s)
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, as bright as the Sun
Comments: 1 pcs
Markku Lintinen - 21.8.2018 at 20.58 Report this

Katsoin Tampereen tallenteita. Havaintosi aikaikkunassa näkyy kaksi mahdollista: yksi Perseidi ja yksi hyvin heikko välähdys lähellä horisonttia.

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