Reports Report 657ad (Event 657-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 657-2015
Observer
NameRobin H
Experience Level5/5
RemarksThe fireball was as bright that it illuminated the sky and landscape around me to twilight brightness levels.Time of occurence of fireball: 19:44:10 UTTime of sound/bang: 19:47:45 UT
Location
Address (DE)
Latitude47° 59' 46.36'' N (48°)
Longitude 8° 54' 57.67'' E (8.92°)
Elevation712.67m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-03-15 20:44 CET
UT Date & Time2015-03-15 19:44 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle91°
Moving
Facing azimuth127.82°
First azimuth18.82°
First elevation36°
Last azimuth185.11°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksI heard a bang 215 seconds after I had seen the fireball
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length99.99°
RemarksIt just faded away after a while.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a terminal flash followed by fragmentation into many pieces.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was some fragmentation along the train about halfway between starting point and terminal point. With the terminal flash, the fireball bursted into many pieces.