Reports Report 3555ab (Event 3555-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3555-2016
Observer
NameGary K
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI was facing the SW at my telescope and the flash behind me created my own shadow on the body of my scope. I had instantly assumed it was a firework but no sound. It was still in the sky by the time I turned round. I had not turned quickly as I was sitting.From my position the compass bearing of the event was 130 degrees.
Location
AddressFarnham, England (GB)
Latitude51° 14' 21.57'' N (51.24°)
Longitude 0° 47' 15.61'' W (-0.79°)
Elevation138.14m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-09-23 23:33 BST
UT Date & Time2016-09-23 22:33 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle130°
Moving
Facing azimuth217.02°
First azimuth147.81°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth159.87°
Last elevation27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length30°
RemarksSmoke trail
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-