Reports Report 5008a (Event 5008-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5008-2020
Observer
NameHoward S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis report replaces my previous one; I checked the accuracy of my directions. I am uncertain of the exact time, but it was approximately 10:40 p.m..
Location
Address, England (GB)
Latitude51° 54' 8.79'' N (51.9°)
Longitude 2° 2' 24.93'' W (-2.04°)
Elevation97.32m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-05 22:40 BST
UT Date & Time2020-09-05 21:40 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle187°
Moving
Facing azimuth113°
First azimuth113°
First elevation55°
Last azimuth111°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt appeared to grow bigger and brighter with a final burst of bright yellow.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe head of the fireball appeared pear-shaped and when the final burst occurred the head seemed to break away from the tail leaving a visible dark gap.