Reports Report 1477e (Event 1477-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1477-2020
Observer
NameJamie S
Experience Level5/5
RemarksFireball captured on fisheye lens patrol image, was also seen by astronomer friend 100 miles away. Trail started orange then turned to pale green with steady brightening. Commenced fragmentation just before peak brightness, two trails visible about 1/4 degree apart,, then slowly faded.End point unknown as object left the bottom of the frame.
Location
AddressLochearnhead, Scotland (GB)
Latitude56° 23' 8.68'' N (56.39°)
Longitude 4° 16' 48.18'' W (-4.28°)
Elevation107.15m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-03-28 21:33 BST
UT Date & Time2020-03-28 21:33 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle190°
Moving
Facing azimuth40°
First azimuth40°
First elevation39°
Last azimuth40°
Last elevation24°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude8-
ColorLight Green, Orange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksImage shows the trail becoming double in the last half of the trajectory, one fragment shows flickering light curve, the other steady. The object was fading as it left the lower edge of the frame, which was only just above the edge of a nearby hill.
Photo