Reports Report 3432y (Event 3432-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3432-2018
Observer
Namemaurice H
Experience Level3/5
Remarkslately i have been seeing a lot of shooting stars from my location but this is the third large meteor within 6 months
Location
AddressThe Catch, Wales (GB)
Latitude53° 13' 32.99'' N (53.23°)
Longitude 3° 11' 12.39'' W (-3.19°)
Elevation252.09m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-09-04 21:20 BST
UT Date & Time2018-09-04 20:20 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle255°
Moving
Facing azimuth76.04°
First azimuth118.83°
First elevation47°
Last azimuth78.87°
Last elevation27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length15°
Remarksglowing trail with the ball at the front which then broke into smaller pieces
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksas it passed it left a large bright tail and then the ball (which was quite large went brighter then bits started coming off itthen it went bigger and disintigrated
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksthe ball at the front went larger and deposited smaller bright particles then flashed and broke up