Reports Report 4781x (Event 4781-2017)

Name Kate K
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I was driving home on the M6 through Tebay Gorge when I caught sight of this large meteor. This is the second such sighting in a week. It was a beautiful sight.
Address Tebay, England (GB)
Latitude 54° 24' 33.12'' N (54.4092°)
Longitude 2° 36' 12.5'' W (-2.603471°)
Elevation 172.540802m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-29 17:06 GMT
UT Date & Time 2017-11-29 17:06 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 217°
Facing azimuth 216.96°
First azimuth 256.95°
First elevation 65°
Last azimuth 217.03°
Last elevation 19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length -
Remarks It was a white stripe which disappeared quickly after marking the trajectory of the fireball.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks The fireball exploded and I saw a few white fragments, and I saw some red flashes too.