Reports Report 5538br (Event 5538-2017)

Name Sam N
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks This is the largest small meteor/fireball I have ever seen entering the atmosphere, and the brightest, strongest colouration after a flash. The meteor/fireball also seemed surprisingly low and had a steady descent, I did not see it burn out as it was then obscured by buildings
Address , England (GB)
Latitude 52° 4' 52.39'' N (52.08122°)
Longitude 0° 15' 25.61'' W (-0.257113°)
Elevation 32.926533m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-31 17:32 GMT
UT Date & Time 2017-12-31 17:32 UT
Duration ≈45s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 263°
Facing azimuth 356.37°
First azimuth 6.93°
First elevation 28°
Last azimuth 331.44°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -27
Color Green, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks There was a large flash at which point the body turned green. The tail remained long and white with a few fragments suspended in the sky
Observation Yes
Remarks Some small fragments, appearing star sized, remained after a flash. There was a long white tail