Reports Report 427be (Event 427-2018)

Name Mark W
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks North to south, low and level, dropping very slightly at peak. Guess over Wiston ,Wasington or west of Chantonbury Ring. Dropping bits (10 plus) all the way. Did not appear to reach the coast.
Address Steyning, England (GB)
Latitude 50° 53' 28.78'' N (50.891328°)
Longitude 0° 19' 34.64'' W (-0.32629°)
Elevation 12.169611m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-01-31 22:33 GMT
UT Date & Time 2018-01-31 22:33 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 267°
Facing azimuth 266.82°
First azimuth 267.21°
First elevation 34°
Last azimuth 215.99°
Last elevation 22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 15s
Length 35°
Remarks A smoke trail that broke as the light broke apart, dropping bits of where glowing for split seconds then leaving their own small smoke trails which lasted as long as the main smoke trail.
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Bits where falling off all the time I saw it, burning orange. The leading part of the light got smaller each time and ended its life the same as the others but may have seemed brighter, hence dont know if this is what you mean by "terminal explosion.