Reports Report 840d (Event 840-2010)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 840-2010
Observer
NameJohn S
Experience Level1/5
RemarksPlease contact for further discussion if necessary.
Location
AddressStafford (UK)
Latitude52° 24' 2.87'' N (52.4°)
Longitude 1° 37' 50.2'' W (-1.63°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2010-12-08 17:35 GMT
UT Date & Time2010-12-08 17:35 UT
Duration≈3s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth45°
First azimuth-1°
First elevation-1°
Last azimuth-1°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
ColorBlue/white
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-1s
Length12.5°
RemarksA glowing train approximately 10 - 15 degrees which was White in colour and looked distinctlyLike a firework (rocket). It was approximately star height and descendedAt an angle of 40 degrees from northwest to northeast. The train was equally as brightAs a very bright star. The train appeared as a wide trail in the sky but could not be observed for longAs it was viewed from a moving vehicle.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-