Reports Report 5538ur (Event 5538-2017)

Name Boyd H
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks -
Address Mansfield Woodhouse, England (GB)
Latitude 53° 10' 11.54'' N (53.169872°)
Longitude 1° 10' 27.44'' W (-1.174288°)
Elevation 88.177444m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-31 17:34 GMT
UT Date & Time 2017-12-31 17:34 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 267°
Facing azimuth 354.4°
First azimuth 15.88°
First elevation 17°
Last azimuth 317.34°
Last elevation 16°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 50°
Remarks Glowing smoke trail mainly white but with slight red/orange colour behind the very bright green meteor
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks There was a white flash as is first appeared, before turning bright green. The meteor travelled across the sky with a smoke trail being illuminated. There were also some orangy red illumination as it broke into two pieces. The smaller piece dropped lower while the larger piece continued straight on. From break up to disappearing lasted about 1 second. Both pieces faded at the same time