Reports Report 2983ax (Event 2983-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2983-2021
Observer
NameRichard T
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe fireball was also witnessed by two friends who were walking with me
Location
Address, Scotland (GB)
Latitude56° 25' 4.41'' N (56.42°)
Longitude 5° 28' 31.43'' W (-5.48°)
Elevation4.71m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-05-26 23:00 BST
UT Date & Time2021-05-26 22:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle262°
Moving
Facing azimuth326.39°
First azimuth333.34°
First elevation87°
Last azimuth335.69°
Last elevation51°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksLooked like a magnesium flare that burned brightly. The tail seemed to fragment before it disappeared.