Reports Report 3712s (Event 3712-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3712-2016
Observer
NameStephen B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis sighting was also reported on the Armagh Obsevatory website by a gentleman in Ventor on the Isle of Wight.
Location
AddressNewport, England (GB)
Latitude50° 41' 37.34'' N (50.69°)
Longitude 1° 17' 47.76'' W (-1.3°)
Elevation28.67m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-10-02 19:45 BST
UT Date & Time2016-10-02 18:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle145°
Moving
Facing azimuth86.91°
First azimuth100°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth100°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length40°
Remarksbrightly glowing orange train that fragmented
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFragmented into three leaving main train and two smaller trains