Reports Report 5538qo (Event 5538-2017)

Name Joan H
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Was really low in sky, so low I first thought (when in the distance) that it was a plane coming into land at Newcastle airport
Address , England (GB)
Latitude 55° 7' 44.03'' N (55.128896°)
Longitude 1° 33' 22.69'' W (-1.556303°)
Elevation 17.660484m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-31 18:24 GMT
UT Date & Time 2017-12-31 18:24 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 305°
Facing azimuth 69.93°
First azimuth 88.95°
First elevation 43°
Last azimuth 286.38°
Last elevation 72°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color Light Blue, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks A crackling noise when it was directly overhead
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 10°
Remarks Glowing train with sparks flying off
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Sparks flying from the trail
Observation Unknown
Remarks -