Reports Report 4015f (Event 4015-2017)

Name Alex G
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks This was NOT a firework as it was also seen by a friend 7 miles south and it was still in the same direction but slightly higher.
Address Trimsaran, Wales (GB)
Latitude 51° 43' 24.74'' N (51.723538°)
Longitude 4° 16' 15.25'' W (-4.270904°)
Elevation 13.316427m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-27 19:00 BST
UT Date & Time 2017-10-27 18:00 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 94°
Facing azimuth 170°
First azimuth 140°
First elevation 20°
Last azimuth 200°
Last elevation 17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Orange, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 5s
Length 30°
Remarks started as a brightening flash and changed to a large brighter train ending with an explosion leaving a small shower of particles.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks flash brightened then dimmed slightly then really brightened.
Observation Yes
Remarks sharp and really brightening flash ending in fragmentation in a small shower of particles.