Reports Report 2188c (Event 2188-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2188-2016
Observer
NameStuart M
Experience Level5/5
RemarksER=EPR
Location
AddressOld Windsor (GB)
Latitude51° 27' 47.5'' N (51.46°)
Longitude 0° 34' 40.75'' W (-0.58°)
Elevation18.64m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-06-25 03:03 BST
UT Date & Time2016-06-25 02:03 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle265°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth18°
First elevation28°
Last azimuth310°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe 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.