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I heard Octo was a Finnish Fireball so here's some video
Just Somebody Show this Post
11-22-2017, 06:04 PM #1
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Fireball in Finland sky 'probably a meteorite' says BBC

11-22-2017, 06:19 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
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Hell yeah. They're still looking for it or its fragments. Problem is that there's only around 4 hours of daylight where it hit and winter is coming even more so it's not very favorable searching conditions.

Fireball in northern Finnish skies either meteor or space trash, expert says
https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/watch...ys/9935805

video at link ^
11-22-2017, 07:14 PM #3
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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They actually filmed Rudolph there back in the early 60's fun fact. coffeetime.gif

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11-22-2017, 07:22 PM #4
US nli Incognito Anonymous
 
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(11-22-2017, 07:14 PM)JayRodney Wrote:  They actually filmed Rudolph there back in the early 60's fun fact.  coffeetime.gif

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11-22-2017, 07:30 PM #5
Cynicalabsurdance Member
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Uh ,, guys , that wasn't a Fireball .
11-22-2017, 08:19 PM #6
Meh Member
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(11-22-2017, 07:14 PM)JayRodney Wrote:  They actually filmed Rudolph there back in the early 60's fun fact.  coffeetime.gif

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(11-22-2017, 07:30 PM)Cynicalabsurdance Wrote:  Uh ,, guys , that wasn't a Fireball .

What do you think it was?
11-22-2017, 08:54 PM #7
Kreeper Griobhtha
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Santa had a bad test flight.

I am speaking of the life of a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children; who has undertaken to cherish it and do it no damage, not because he is duty-bound, but because he loves the world and loves his children… - Wendell Berry, 1971
Santa's Elf Show this Post
11-22-2017, 11:01 PM #8
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Just working out some bugs on the new design.

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11-23-2017, 07:37 AM #9
Adde Member
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(11-22-2017, 11:01 PM)Santa Wrote:  Just working out some bugs on the new design.

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Anonymous Kritter Show this Post
11-23-2017, 08:11 AM #10
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That movie is worth watching to see that dog walk in those lmao.gif
11-23-2017, 08:58 AM #11
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(11-22-2017, 07:14 PM)JayRodney Wrote:  They actually filmed Rudolph there back in the early 60's fun fact.  coffeetime.gif

İmage

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11-23-2017, 09:54 AM #12
Octo Mother Superior
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Fragments of meteor up for grabs in Lapland wilderness
The massive fireball spotted in Lapland last week was a meteor that fell into the Vätsäri wilderness, says Ursa Astronomical Association.

While a large part of the meteor was destroyed when it entered the atmosphere, tens of kilos of the mass could be found in the backwoods.

"Meteorites of that size are quite rare. Usually, the pieces that end up on the Earth's surface weigh a few hundred grams or up to a few kilos," says Esko Lyytinen, mathematician at Ursa.

Finding the fragments of the meteorite will be challenging, says Marko Pekkola from Ursa, because of the difficult and remote terrain.

"In addition, it's dark all the time and the new snow will have covered any marks by now."

https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/fragm...ss/9943695

Ursa said it would resume its search after the winter.
11-23-2017, 01:24 PM #13
Strigoi Member
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A large chunk of that is a large chunk of change. I wish one would go through my garage roof, that would pay for a new garage. chuckle.gif

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11-23-2017, 03:52 PM #14
bohica Member
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We should send NoDoom to look for it, he's had luck with meteorites.

I'm in my seventh decade on Earth. I know things.
11-23-2017, 03:52 PM #15
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