Reports Report 1026ah (Event 1026-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1026-2018
Name Lawrence B
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Very similar to many YouTube videos in duration and the way it spluttered out at the end. Average brightness, not super-bright but very easy to observe. Seen by my wife also who was driving the car at the time.
Address (GB)
Latitude 51° 1' 32.71'' N (51.03°)
Longitude 3° 3' 12.51'' W (-3.05°)
Elevation 11.27m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-03-16 20:23 GMT
UT Date & Time 2018-03-16 20:23 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 151°
Facing azimuth 50.68°
First azimuth 41.79°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 54.2°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Light Blue, Light Green, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 20°
Remarks Glowing tail that lingered momentarily
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Spluttered out towards the end