Reports Report 30aj (Event 30-2019)

Observer
Name Barry H
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I was driving northbound on M69 motorway, very vivid strike of light, almost vertically downwards. White long tail with hints of blue and purple. Then faded out after 2 seconds maximum. Other drivers must have seen it. Stunning sighting. Wish I had caught it on camera.
Location
Address (GB)
Latitude 52° 28' 49'' N (52.480278°)
Longitude 1° 23' 48.74'' W (-1.396873°)
Elevation 112.481491m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2019-01-08 16:47 GMT
UT Date & Time 2019-01-08 16:47 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 175°
Moving
Facing azimuth 35°
First azimuth 35°
First elevation 50°
Last azimuth 35°
Last elevation 15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -23
Color Purple, Blue, Light Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
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Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation No
Remarks -