Reports Report 2462a (Event 2462-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2462-2016
Observer
NameGary C
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThis meteor started just to the left of Perseus, crossed overhead and vanished near the Moon, low in the Southwest Sky. The brightness was good but not unusual. The length of this meteor was extraordinary, nearly from horizon (crossing overhead) to horizon. Taking about 5 seconds to cross the sky, the smoke trail ran the full path of the meteor.Three of us saw it.
Location
AddressBirkin, England (GB)
Latitude53° 44' 8.87'' N (53.74°)
Longitude 1° 11' 27.77'' W (-1.19°)
Elevation8.09m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-07-17 00:20 BST
UT Date & Time2016-07-16 23:20 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down to up
Descent Angle-
Moving
Facing azimuth0.7°
First azimuth353.03°
First elevation20°
Last azimuth187.8°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorYellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length99.99°
RemarksIncredibly long smoke trail which dissipated fairly quickly.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-