Reports Report 8994e (Event 8994-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 8994-2022
Observer
NameDianna T
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThere were a few of us travelling from Whakatane to Auckland through Rotorua. We saw what appeared to look like a bright bluey purplish shooting star but we all new that it was abit more than that. We were driving towards Rotorua Boys High and saw it drop at a distant…right in front of us…
Location
AddressRotorua, Bay of Plenty (NZ)
Latitude38° 8' 14.77'' S (-38.14°)
Longitude 176° 14' 14.68'' E (176.24°)
Elevation285m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-11-18 04:30 NZDT
UT Date & Time2022-11-17 15:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle181°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth282.6°
First elevation44°
Last azimuth283.69°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorBlue purple
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-