Reports Report 2872d (Event 2872-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2872-2022
Observer
NameJames W
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThe attached photo shows (albeit poorly) the smoke trail, visible to the right of center in the image, before the sonic booms arrived
Location
AddressTaradell, Catalonia (ES)
Latitude41° 52' 24.77'' N (41.87°)
Longitude 2° 17' 10.53'' E (2.29°)
Elevation622.54m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-05-16 06:11 CEST
UT Date & Time2022-05-16 04:11 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle32°
Moving
Facing azimuth97.78°
First azimuth53.41°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth114.39°
Last elevation44°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude13-
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksTwo booms less than one second apart, between one and two minutes after the fireball disappeared.
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration60s
Length50°
RemarksWhite smoke trail that began very straight and then got kinks in it about every 2 degrees as it dissipated in the clear sky
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksMore than two fragments split off
Photo