Reports Report 831au (Event 831-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 831-2020
Observer
NameDavid B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe object was moving apparently quite slowly with little or no trail. My first impression was that it was an aircraft in trouble. It started to fragment and very quickly after vanished altogether. I was driving when I viewed this object
Location
AddressHeath, England (GB)
Latitude53° 11' 54.02'' N (53.2°)
Longitude 1° 19' 32.72'' W (-1.33°)
Elevation121.15m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-02-16 21:50 GMT
UT Date & Time2020-02-16 21:50 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle109°
Moving
Facing azimuth120.13°
First azimuth133.07°
First elevation31°
Last azimuth140.19°
Last elevation27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe object was a ball shape when I first saw it then a few small bright sparks appeared to be shed as it moved across the sky