Reports Report 2983dg (Event 2983-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2983-2021
Observer
NameViolet R
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI make a point of watching meteor showers, and this is the brightest sky object I have ever seen. If there are CCTV on the oil rigs in Dundee or other dashcam footage from cars travelling along the A930 there might be footage of it breaking into pieces.
Location
Address, Scotland (GB)
Latitude56° 28' 4.53'' N (56.47°)
Longitude 2° 54' 16.07'' W (-2.9°)
Elevation7.73m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-05-26 22:50 BST
UT Date & Time2021-05-26 21:50 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth281.66°
First azimuth180.33°
First elevation43°
Last azimuth325.51°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorYellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration7s
Length60°
RemarksThe train glowed bright gold-white, and was a very long, almost straight arc that faded at the fireball broke up
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt bright as it terminated then broke into around 6 or 7 pieces which came apart before it went darker gold, then entirely dark
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt bright as it terminated then broke into around 6 or 7 pieces which came apart before it went darker gold, then entirely dark