Reports Report 8092d (Event 8092-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 8092-2020
Observer
NameHoward C
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis was an extraordinary experience, I’ve seen plenty of shooting stars around the world but never seen anything of this magnitude. Shape was full circle, incredibly bright fire ball, akin to a half sized full moon dropping vertically out of the sky at incredible speed. It seemed so close I was expecting an explosion. I checked on Flightradar 24 and the only flight in the northern hemisphere at that time was flight CZ312 China Southern Airlines Toronto - Guangzhou.
Location
Address, England (GB)
Latitude51° 28' 27.4'' N (51.47°)
Longitude 0° 20' 43.22'' W (-0.35°)
Elevation15.66m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-12-26 01:06 GMT
UT Date & Time2020-12-26 01:06 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth330.8°
First azimuth327.76°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth324.56°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-