Reports Report 557cf (Event 557-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 557-2018
Observer
NameAlison W
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was dark when I went outside but the brightness of the sky actually made me turn around, and when I turned this huge bright blue ball was almost above my head
Location
AddressTreffieux, Pays de la Loire (FR)
Latitude47° 38' 12.01'' N (47.64°)
Longitude 1° 31' 17.04'' W (-1.52°)
Elevation43.76m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-02-12 06:05 CET
UT Date & Time2018-02-12 05:05 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle267°
Moving
Facing azimuth127.6°
First azimuth295.86°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth118°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorBlue, light blue, then broke up into bright or orange balls
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe ball seemed to get bigger and brighter then exploded into bright orange fragments
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBright orange balls/fragments