Reports Report 5538cc (Event 5538-2017)

Name Jamie C
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks -
Address Athelstaneford, Scotland (GB)
Latitude 55° 59' 15.12'' N (55.987534°)
Longitude 2° 44' 35.91'' W (-2.743309°)
Elevation 64.792648m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-31 17:36 GMT
UT Date & Time 2017-12-31 17:36 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 103°
Facing azimuth 218.45°
First azimuth 110.7°
First elevation 70°
Last azimuth 241.79°
Last elevation 38°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color White yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The meteor (?) Entered my field of vision, it appeared over the roof of my house, as a single bright object, It lasted for perhaps 12 seconds and around halfway along its viewable path it split into 2 parts each with a distinguishable tail before they both burnt out.
Observation Yes
Remarks 1 large bright meteor with a distinguishable tail split into 2 sections with a slight flare. Both sections continued to burn each with their own tail for 5/6 seconds before burning out.