Reports Report 5538ko (Event 5538-2017)

Observer
Name Greg S
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It was moving faster than an aircraft and appeared to be significantly larger than a "Chinese lantern"
Location
Address , England (GB)
Latitude 54° 58' 4.61'' N (54.967947°)
Longitude 1° 28' 29.15'' W (-1.474764°)
Elevation 12.485163m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-31 17:50 GMT
UT Date & Time 2017-12-31 17:50 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 265°
Moving
Facing azimuth 351.54°
First azimuth 17.54°
First elevation 25°
Last azimuth 277.48°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -19
Color Green, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks Split into two smaller glowing pieces before quickly fading out