Reports Report 2326a (Event 2326-2017)

Name A T
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Smoke trail appeared to get brighter over a period of about 10 seconds, before fading quickly. Did not see fireball itself. Did not see any planes in the area. Sky was hazy.
Address , Wales (GB)
Latitude 51° 36' 6.96'' N (51.601933°)
Longitude 4° 5' 17.17'' W (-4.088102°)
Elevation 49.100357m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-07-17 23:42 BST
UT Date & Time 2017-07-17 22:42 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up to down
Descent Angle 180°
Facing azimuth 100°
First azimuth 100°
First elevation 55°
Last azimuth 100°
Last elevation 30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks __
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 10s
Length 20°
Remarks was seen through haze/high clouds. Did not see meteor, but saw smoke trail that appeared to get brighter over a few seconds, before disappearing. Looked a little like aeroplane contrails at sunrise, but this was night-time, and no plane was seen .
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -