Reports Report 1670e (Event 1670-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1670-2020
Observer
NamePeter S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe green colour at the fireball head was persistent throughout and the other colours seemed to come in sequence.
Location
Address, England (GB)
Latitude51° 0' 25.77'' N (51.01°)
Longitude 3° 8' 27.83'' W (-3.14°)
Elevation62.41m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-04-08 20:30 BST
UT Date & Time2020-04-08 19:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth254.45°
First azimuth207.38°
First elevation75°
Last azimuth257.69°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorGreen, Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length30°
RemarksGlowing bright yellow and orange train, maybe some smoke, not sure, it didn’t last long and I was mainly observing the fireball
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a slower increase in brightness followed by a flash which suddenly increased in brightness with reds, oranges greens and yellows then rapidly faded.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksOne or two fragments broke from the main body of the fireball just before the flash and deviated from the trajectory of the main fireball but displayed the same colours as the main fireball.