Reports Report 4588bp (Event 4588-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4588-2017
Observer
Name John J
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks My friend and I were driving up the A3 at 7.10, as we drove under the bridge approaching the slip road for the Higgs Back, a very fast, seems like a pulsating ball of fire, flew past us from left to right. It quickly went out of sight. It looked very close, nearly like it was a few hundred meters away. It was very bright, bright yellow, with a little bit coming off the back as it went out of sight. Sky was bright blue and it was even more apparent as we were driving up a hill and the horizon was clear and open
Location
Address , England (GB)
Latitude 51° 13' 40.85'' N (51.23°)
Longitude 0° 37' 8.45'' W (-0.62°)
Elevation 134.97m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-25 07:10 GMT
UT Date & Time 2017-11-25 07:10 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 95°
Moving
Facing azimuth 57.43°
First azimuth 104.99°
First elevation 60°
Last azimuth 320.69°
Last elevation 58°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -
Color Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 20°
Remarks There was no smoke it was a constant flame, but a noticed smaller bits of flame dropping off the back
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks The fire raced across the sky in front of us and it looked like very small fragments were dripping of and the tail