Reports Report 5538va (Event 5538-2017)

Name Geoff T
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks The fireball was strikingly bright and vividly green
Address Clones, County Monaghan (IE)
Latitude 54° 8' 14.47'' N (54.137353°)
Longitude 7° 14' 48.03'' W (-7.246675°)
Elevation 63.517m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-31 17:32 GMT
UT Date & Time 2017-12-31 17:32 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 91°
Facing azimuth 62.87°
First azimuth 92.3°
First elevation 27°
Last azimuth 41.55°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -16
Color 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 It broke into 2 just as it went out of our sight behind the clump of trees on the hill. There were some visible green sparks coming off the back of it just before it broke in 2 and as it broke