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2014-01-18 20:18 UT: super fireball

EN-98 FireballsPosted by Koen Miskotte Sun, January 19, 2014 11:19:14

In the evening of januari 18, 2014 at 20:18 UT a very bright fireball appeared above the North see. This fireball lasted many seconds and was estimated by casual observers as a magnitude -10 or brighter meteor.
My all sky camera captured this bright meteor. A picture below.
More images and info:

http://www.vallendesterren.info/heldere-meteoor-boven-nederland-gezien/

Picture 1: Bright fireball as seen from Ermelo. Click on the image for a larger version.

Camera: Canon EOS 40D
Lens: Sigma 4.5 mm F2.8 EX DC Circulair fish eye
Timer Controller: Canon TC 80N3
Exposure time: 89s
Interval: 1 s
ISO: 400
F: 3,2
Date: 18-01-2014
Period UT: 20:18:00 - 20:19:29
Time meteor UT: 20:18
Classification: SPO
Constellation: Cyg
Brightness: -10
Simultaneously with stations: EN-97 (Oostkapelle), EN-95 (Benningbroek)
Remarks: 4-6 second event



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