Last night a superbright fireball was seen in the most parts of Finland and even in Estonia. The national astronomical association URSA recieved over 300 observations about the fireball during last night. The fireball that was descripted as bright as the Sun and it was green in color. The green color could indicate burning copper […]
The fireball was observed at THO 23.12.2014 18:35 Finnish time. It seems that the fireball broke down during the descent.
The Taurus Hill Observatory all sky camera has photographed several fireballs (bright meteors) in recent weeks. Here is the picture collection of the observed fireballs from the 7th of September to 16th of September.
Taurus Hill Observatory all sky camera photographed a bright fireball 4.4. at 3:00 am (Finnish time). It seems that this fireball exploded at the end.
Taurus Hill Observatory all sky camera has photographed several fireballs in recent weeks. Here is the summary of observations. 6.3.2014 10.3.2014 11.3.2014 25.3.2014 26.3.2014 31.3.2014
It has been a while since the sky was clear above the Taurus Hill Observatory. 25.-26.2.2014 THO’s all-sky -camera photographed a fireball that had a brightness of full Moon. The time and the direction of the fireball above were in line with the visual observation made by Mikko Savolainen in Kouvola (in Finnish: http://www.taivaanvahti.fi/observations/show/22447).
Quite bright fireball (or meteor) was observed by THO all sky -camera 30.1.2014 at 20:01. In the right upper corner is 200% magnification from the fireball. You can clearly see the bright “flash” in the end of the fireball trail. The fireball came from the east and headed to the west.
On Tuesday 10.9. about 02:06 (Finnish time) Taurus Hill Observatory all sky -camera photographed a very bright fireball (meteor). The brightness of the fireball was about same than full Moon has. The fireball exploded and left about 30 degree long “smoke tail” that was visible about 25 minutes after exlosion. At the same night (3:29 […]