Reports Report 3583e (Event 3583-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3583-2020
Observer
NameDarren R
Experience Level3/5
RemarksOriginally facing south/east on a high hill with no light polution, a sudden, bright white flash lit up the sky, bright as, or brighter than lightning, but soundless, spun west, then north in time to see an incredibly bright white streak, at least thumbnail sized streaking through the sky in a northerly direction. In the time between the initial lighting of the sky and catching site of the fireball, it looked like it could have fragmented just before, or during, lasted a few seconds then vanished. 4 minutes later two successive dull thuds were heard far off to the North.
Location
AddressDalguise, Scotland (GB)
Latitude56° 36' 58.76'' N (56.62°)
Longitude 3° 39' 30.47'' W (-3.66°)
Elevation233.15m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-07-21 01:14 BST
UT Date & Time2020-07-21 00:14 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle174°
Moving
Facing azimuth8.02°
First azimuth332.55°
First elevation59°
Last azimuth7.53°
Last elevation32°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
Remarksapproximately 4 minutes after the bright flash and fireball streak two, close together "Thud" noises "Thud, Thud"
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBefore seeing the streak the was a bright, white flash, enough to light the sky like lightning.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAfter seeing the flash, turning, North, saw the streak downwards and it looked as if it fragmented, but was burning extremely bright white. possibly fragmented just before, or just as I saw the streak, after the sky lit up