Reports Report 3068ly (Event 3068-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3068-2017
Observer
NameAdrian C
Experience Level3/5
RemarksHave seen many meteor showers and three large fireballs, but this was the most spectacular and must have been very large.
Location
AddressCranbrook, British Columbia (CA)
Latitude49° 29' 49.17'' N (49.5°)
Longitude 115° 46' 1.39'' W (-115.77°)
Elevation952.45m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-09-04 23:15 MDT
UT Date & Time2017-09-05 05:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle93°
Moving
Facing azimuth280°
First azimuth270°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth310°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-26
ColorGreen, Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksSounded like distant thunder, from the northwest, approx. 5 mins after viewing the fireball.
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksMeteor was very bright green, then brilliant white flash that lit the yard like daylight for approx. 1 sec, then orange fireball that broke into at least two pieces.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksOrange fireball broke into at least two pieces then was no longer visible.