Reports Report 4590bc (Event 4590-2017)

Observer
Name Jim W
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Thought at first it was a firework but too high, far away. Lasted about 2 seconds, very bright streak across sky (much nearer, bigger, brighter than a normal shooting star). Just before the light disappeared, fragmented into less bright, smaller pieces behind it.
Location
Address , England (GB)
Latitude 51° 19' 37.16'' N (51.326988°)
Longitude 0° 17' 23.28'' W (-0.289801°)
Elevation 65.636337m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-24 23:59 GMT
UT Date & Time 2017-11-24 23:59 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 175°
Moving
Facing azimuth 251.31°
First azimuth 251.62°
First elevation 75°
Last azimuth 261.02°
Last elevation 17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 20°
Remarks White glowing streak was present after the front had moved across sky.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks Very bright light, fast, Looked a bit like a firework with less bright "sparks" coming off the brightest head/front