Reports Report 5538aer (Event 5538-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5538-2017
Observer
NameRobert F
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI am a keen airplane observer, which this was not, I was home three minutes after event and wrote down exactly what I'd seen. Living in Blairgowrie we see a lot of shooting stars etc, with clear unpolluted skies, this was the most spectacular burn up I have ever seen and the largest by far.
Location
AddressBlairgowrie and Rattray, Scotland (GB)
Latitude56° 35' 6'' N (56.58°)
Longitude 3° 19' 59.25'' W (-3.33°)
Elevation70.42m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-31 17:33 GMT
UT Date & Time2017-12-31 17:33 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle71°
Moving
Facing azimuth161.49°
First azimuth111.44°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth204.2°
Last elevation31°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorCore white, edges bluey grey
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLong thick Bright white light edged bluey green, after about seven seconds it fragmented into three pieces, two of equal size then a smaller single piece, after another two seconds the lights went out, but I saw a continuation of two vertical black lines for a further second where the two larger fragments were.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAs above