Reports Report 5538aaj (Event 5538-2017)

Name Victoria J
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks First thoughts were it was a firework, but the trajectory, size and brightness countered that opinion. After seeing other sightings online I am convinced it was a meteor.
Address Soham, England (GB)
Latitude 52° 19' 50.57'' N (52.330714°)
Longitude 0° 21' 21.61'' W (0.356003°)
Elevation 5.944382m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-31 17:30 GMT
UT Date & Time 2017-12-31 17:30 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 273°
Facing azimuth -
First azimuth 44.65°
First elevation 37°
Last azimuth 306.74°
Last elevation 40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 20°
Remarks Glowing
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks It splintered as it travelled but didn't diminish in brightness