Reports Report 5538nr (Event 5538-2017)

Name Martin W
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I'm a geophysics PhD/trained scientist and recognised it as a meteor as soon as I saw it, I have seen a few small showers before, nothing as bright as this though.
Address , England (GB)
Latitude 53° 50' 16.36'' N (53.837878°)
Longitude 1° 47' 32.78'' W (-1.79244°)
Elevation 85.617447m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-31 17:30 GMT
UT Date & Time 2017-12-31 17:30 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 268°
Facing azimuth 9.18°
First azimuth 35.27°
First elevation 20°
Last azimuth 338.68°
Last elevation 19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -10
Color Light Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks 2 small fragments detached