Reports Report 2188c (Event 2188-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2188-2016
Name Stuart M
Experience Level 5/5
Remarks ER=EPR
Address Old Windsor (GB)
Latitude 51° 27' 47.5'' N (51.46°)
Longitude 0° 34' 40.75'' W (-0.58°)
Elevation 18.64m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2016-06-25 03:03 BST
UT Date & Time 2016-06-25 02:03 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 265°
Facing azimuth -
First azimuth 18°
First elevation 28°
Last azimuth 310°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -6
Color Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks The meteor split into 2 fragments, with a possible third smaller fragment less bright. The 2 fragments continued to shine for a period of around 2 seconds. Interesting to see the loss of kinetic energy and hence heat in the dying moments.