A bright fireball was seen streaking through the twilight sky over England, UK around 17:19 UTC on November 29, 2017. The event lasted about 3 seconds.
The International Meteor Organization (IMO) collected 24 reports within the first 3 hours. The fireball was seen from England and Wales, UK and Bretagne, France.
There are no reports of a sound associated with the event.
NEMETODE’s all-sky camera at Ravensmoor detected the fireball at 17:06 UTC. Their initial analysis suggests a magnitude -6.9 December Alpha Draconid. “We are awaiting additional network data to confirm shower and absolute magnitude.”
— Drudeboy (@drudeboy) November 29, 2017
Fireball detected at 17:06:42 GMT by https://t.co/9nJDiRutX2 network. Single station analysis classes it as a -6.9 December Alpha Draconid. Awaiting additional network data to confirm shower and absolute magnitude. Video on website. pic.twitter.com/inxXK7TkbO
— William Stewart (@nemetodemeteor) November 29, 2017
Heatmap and preliminary trajectory:
Fireball over England on November 29, 2017 – heatmap. Credit: IMO
Featured image: Fireball over England on November 29, 2017. Credit: Drudeboy