Reports Report 4590bc (Event 4590-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4590-2017
Observer
NameJim W
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThought at first it was a firework but too high, far away. Lasted about 2 seconds, very bright streak across sky (much nearer, bigger, brighter than a normal shooting star). Just before the light disappeared, fragmented into less bright, smaller pieces behind it.
Location
Address, England (GB)
Latitude51° 19' 37.16'' N (51.33°)
Longitude 0° 17' 23.28'' W (-0.29°)
Elevation65.64m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-11-24 23:59 GMT
UT Date & Time2017-11-24 23:59 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle175°
Moving
Facing azimuth251.31°
First azimuth251.62°
First elevation75°
Last azimuth261.02°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length20°
RemarksWhite glowing streak was present after the front had moved across sky.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksVery bright light, fast, Looked a bit like a firework with less bright "sparks" coming off the brightest head/front