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A fireball at night, as bright as a full moon - 27.9.2022 at 20.20 Jyväskylä Observation number 109635

Visibility III / V

Not visible

A very bright light in a cloudless sky. The "tail" of the oversized ball was surprisingly short. The flight seemed to last a long time. I had time to make at least three wishes in my mind (when you see a shooting star, you have to wish for something). I'm not much of a sky-gazer, but I couldn't help but see this. A unique experience for me.



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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 5 min 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 disappeared behind an obstacle (trees, buildings or clouds)
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, as bright as a full moon
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • Low near the horizon
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