Reports Report 474a (Event 474-2023)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 474-2023
Observer
NameHarley T
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThe Comet did not have a trail, then slowly faded. I was driving at the time and thought it was the moon but was quite bright. Surely the airport staff would have seen it.
Location
Address, Auckland (NZ)
Latitude36° 59' 54.4'' S (-37°)
Longitude 174° 51' 13.53'' E (174.85°)
Elevation21m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2023-01-24 21:52 NZDT
UT Date & Time2023-01-24 08:52 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle193°
Moving
Facing azimuth269.87°
First azimuth272.19°
First elevation62°
Last azimuth267.3°
Last elevation51°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-