Reports Report 3712t (Event 3712-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3712-2016
Observer
NameJulia (and William) K
Experience Level4/5
RemarksAn amazing experience! Was so bright, never seen one like this - very bright, gold, orange and red and very bright despite the heavy light pollution viewing it as it travelled from West to East towards Southampton / the East
Location
AddressTotton, England (GB)
Latitude50° 54' 51.78'' N (50.91°)
Longitude 1° 29' 19.07'' W (-1.49°)
Elevation4.31m
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 Angle102°
Moving
Facing azimuth64.91°
First azimuth59.56°
First elevation-
Last azimuth83.5°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length60°
RemarksSparkler effect train trailing main 2 objects, train visible for max 2 seconds disappeared v quickly
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSaw very bright main object as it was fragmenting into one large object with a smaller companion