Reports Report 3712h (Event 3712-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3712-2016
Observer
NameDavid P
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressNewport, Wales (GB)
Latitude51° 36' 51.58'' N (51.61°)
Longitude 3° 0' 4.26'' W (-3°)
Elevation30.83m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-10-02 20:00 BST
UT Date & Time2016-10-02 19:00 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth160°
First azimuth270°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth140°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length20°
RemarksBright light followed by a glowing trail. Smaller second Fireball following on same trajectory approx 5 degrees behind
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarkssecond fireball slightly behind first, smaller in size