Reports Report 4050b (Event 4050-2017)

Name Britta H
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It was so beautiful; I had never seen anything like it, and it very bright, surprisingly so, as it was already getting light and the sky was turning pink.
Address , England (GB)
Latitude 50° 40' 17.9'' N (50.67164°)
Longitude 3° 29' 40.57'' W (-3.494603°)
Elevation 41.424114m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-31 06:00 GMT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-31 06:00 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 278°
Facing azimuth -
First azimuth 16.27°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 76.81°
Last elevation 45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 30°
Remarks It was a bright white glowing arch following the trajectory of the fireball
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks It looked like the bright white fireball Exploded and fragmented into shards a white light.
Observation Yes
Remarks It reminded me of the explosion of a firework, but entirely bright white. A bright white ball zooming across the sky (at an arch) , exploding into many smaller shards and then disappearing