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A fireball at night, brigter than the venus - 9.12.2020 at 22.43 Kontiolahti Observation number 95201

Visibility III / V

Pasi Tuomainen, Ursa (Itä-Suomi)

During the capability of the northern lights, a fireball faded away. The smoke remained in the sky until 11:10 p.m., when it was hard to identify the gizzard anymore, so about half an hour!



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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?
    • Less than a second
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball faded away
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • North
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About 1/3 from the zenith towards the horizont
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, brighter than the Venus
Technical information

ISO 1250, 10 sec, Nikon D800, Sigma 20mm f / 1.4

Comments: 2 pcs
Matti Helin - 15.12.2020 at 11.20 Report this

Hienosti näkyy vana. 

Pentti Ketola - 15.12.2020 at 13.38 Report this

Ekakuvassa viiru sattuu  sommitelmaan mukavasti, siispä oppikirjaan.

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