Reports Report 1202aog (Event 1202-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1202-2021
Observer
Namemartin S
Experience Level1/5
Remarksit was a substantial sight. i was looking into the darkness from my living room as an owl had just flown from my west to east, with me looking south. the meteor came suddenly as a bright, big ball trailing a bright tail, all becoming brighter as it fell acutely. i'd say it came into my field of vision, in high legh wa16 6lu, over little leigh and out of site over lach dennis or plumley.
Location
AddressHigh Legh, England (GB)
Latitude53° 21' 0.09'' N (53.35°)
Longitude 2° 27' 4.11'' W (-2.45°)
Elevation78.49m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-02-28 21:55 GMT
UT Date & Time2021-02-28 21:55 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle249°
Moving
Facing azimuth197.73°
First azimuth230.16°
First elevation31°
Last azimuth165.13°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-23
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length25°
Remarksvery bright head becoming brighter until terminal flash. trail about 5 degrees long and quick fade
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksnot so much a flash, rather a rapid growth in size and illumination. it fell behind the treeline before it burnt out
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-