Reports Report 5204g (Event 5204-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5204-2021
Observer
NameKen V
Experience Level1/5
RemarksAirline pilot; we were at 37000' when we saw the bright fireball on bearing 180°, perceived direction straight down (towards the horizon), drawing a broad trace unlike every other shooting star I had ever seen. Occured at exactly 0306z.
Location
AddressNuremberg, Bavaria (DE)
Latitude49° 29' 25.71'' N (49.49°)
Longitude 10° 54' 35.32'' E (10.91°)
Elevation321.81m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-08-31 05:06 CEST
UT Date & Time2021-08-31 03:06 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth180°
First elevation37°
Last azimuth180°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length10°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-