Reports Report 2462d (Event 2462-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2462-2016
Observer
Namediana R
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI'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
Location
AddressLiverpool, England (GB)
Latitude53° 24' 46.71'' N (53.41°)
Longitude 2° 49' 47.52'' W (-2.83°)
Elevation35.26m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-07-16 23:59 BST
UT Date & Time2016-07-16 22:59 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth104.18°
First azimuth94.29°
First elevation67°
Last azimuth164.82°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length50°
Remarksthis 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
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-