Reports Report 1518d (Event 1518-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1518-2020
Observer
NameKaren G
Experience Level4/5
RemarksIt was a very large fireball, and it was amazing to watch, I have reported quite a few over the last 15 years at least, and that was the second largest that I have ever seen and reported.
Location
Address, Wales (GB)
Latitude51° 30' 24.72'' N (51.51°)
Longitude 3° 33' 42.51'' W (-3.56°)
Elevation53.34m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-03-31 20:25 BST
UT Date & Time2020-03-31 19:25 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle153°
Moving
Facing azimuth223°
First azimuth187°
First elevation63°
Last azimuth237°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length22°
RemarksIt was a glowing train that faded over time from top down.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksAn extremely bright flash of the fireball
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI saw small bits of fire get thrown away from the main fireball