Reports Report 2880a (Event 2880-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2880-2022
Observer
NameDarren W
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was very vivid , bright orange fast moving comet like dot before it exploded above preston pans
Location
Address, Scotland (GB)
Latitude55° 57' 29.08'' N (55.96°)
Longitude 2° 58' 58.4'' W (-2.98°)
Elevation15.62m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-05-14 23:32 BST
UT Date & Time2022-05-14 22:32 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth20°
First azimuth16°
First elevation81°
Last azimuth350.05°
Last elevation88°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe orange comet exploded after 5 seconds very brightly
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksWhen it exploded there was little sparks going in all directions.. it was actually lovely to watch. ( too high to be a firework it was defiantly in orbit.