Reports Report 5538afo (Event 5538-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5538-2017
Observer
NameAlison G
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis thing just appeared in the sky underneath the moon I was watching. I had to turn 180 deg to follow it through the sky before it dipped. This looked like white hot dome trailing in to bright greeny blue colour before the bright orange tail
Location
AddressSpittal, England (GB)
Latitude55° 45' 0.33'' N (55.75°)
Longitude 1° 58' 58.14'' W (-1.98°)
Elevation22.64m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-31 17:37 GMT
UT Date & Time2017-12-31 17:37 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle83°
Moving
Facing azimuth98.9°
First azimuth85.88°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth289.34°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorWhite dome, green behind leading to orange tail
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration25s
Length30°
RemarksOrange Glowing train and 2 "bits" appeared to break off as it passed overhead
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksTwo orange glowing pieces seemed to break off from the tail