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James Dawson
Time of observation
10/08/2018 - 21:36
Observing location
Cotgrave, Nottingham
Canon 6d
14mm Samyang lens
15 second exposure, ISO 1600, f/4
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Very slow moving meteor, I counted 5-6 seconds, but it spanned two frames on my DSLR which I've merged together and calculated it would have been visible for nearer 10 seconds. Had a very fiery orange glow and a prominent burning tail. I've labeled the stars and plotted the path as observed from my location. Several reports of a fireball on the IMO website at the same time. I wonder if it was space junk of some description. Looks very unimpressive in this widefield image.

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