Reports Report 2462d (Event 2462-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2462-2016
Name diana R
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks I'v.e never seen a meteor so unexpectedly, so bright and so long lasting. It traversed the whole of the (very clear) night sky around midnight leaving a very bright trail which slowly dissipated
Address Liverpool, England (GB)
Latitude 53° 24' 46.71'' N (53.41°)
Longitude 2° 49' 47.52'' W (-2.83°)
Elevation 35.26m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2016-07-16 23:59 BST
UT Date & Time 2016-07-16 22:59 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From left to right
Descent Angle 90°
Facing azimuth 104.18°
First azimuth 94.29°
First elevation 67°
Last azimuth 164.82°
Last elevation 11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -5
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 10s
Length 50°
Remarks this appeared to be a very large meteor which traversed the whole of the night sky and left a trail similar to a contrail in its wake
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -