Reports Report 5538agn (Event 5538-2017)

Name Jan b
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Fireball appeared and we observed it for approx 1 minute and as there were no high rise obstructions we had 180 degree view until it appeared to split in two. Brilliant white huge fireball with trail also white which continued until fireball split
Address Crowle, England (GB)
Latitude 53° 35' 27.14'' N (53.590871°)
Longitude 0° 49' 25.23'' W (-0.823674°)
Elevation 4.355387m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-31 17:35 GMT
UT Date & Time 2017-12-31 17:35 UT
Duration ≈45s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 267°
Facing azimuth 49°
First azimuth 75°
First elevation 33°
Last azimuth 338.45°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -27
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 90s
Length 20°
Remarks Brilliant white and glowing
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks It appeared to split in two