Reports Report 2697a (Event 2697-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2697-2020
Observer
NameKaren D
Experience Level4/5
RemarksIt seemed to burn up very very close to the ground.
Location
AddressBloemfontein, Free State (ZA)
Latitude29° 5' 35.88'' S (-29.09°)
Longitude 26° 12' 26.46'' E (26.21°)
Elevation1426.62m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-05-29 19:56 SAST
UT Date & Time2020-05-29 17:56 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle104°
Moving
Facing azimuth195.39°
First azimuth77.66°
First elevation63°
Last azimuth318.76°
Last elevation36°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-4
ColorRed, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length-
RemarksThe trail was very visible. I first saw a small fireball (I at first thought it could be a flare) it wasn't a flare then 2sec later the trail started and lasted the whole duration. The trail stretches from where I first saw it all the way a few seconds later
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-