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Watch: Fireball lights up Rīga sky

On the evening of September 9, a fireball was seen in the sky over Rīga. The object was identified as a bolide – an extremely bright meteor – by the StarSpace observatorija astronomy page.

It was caught on one of the LTV webcams in the Latvian Television building.  

StarSpace observatorija noticed a fireball burning in the Rīga sky, seen for about 5 to 6 seconds and burning out mutely with a blue-green flame and a long tail. 

 

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