Reports Report 4724a (Event 4724-2018)

Name Bill G
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks The fireball trail was approximately 4 to 5 degrees above the stars of Orions belt and approximately parallel to their apparant line
Address , England (GB)
Latitude 54° 30' 51.9'' N (54.514418°)
Longitude 1° 32' 3.31'' W (-1.534253°)
Elevation 45m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-11-08 05:51 GMT
UT Date & Time 2018-11-08 05:51 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 267°
Facing azimuth 234.97°
First azimuth 254.48°
First elevation 41°
Last azimuth 204.74°
Last elevation 23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks During the last second of its visibility the fireball brightened then fragmented into a number of pieces, both large and small. The larger fragments being noticeably brighter. All fragments followed the same apparent course before disappearing.