Reports Report 978dq (Event 978-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 978-2021
Observer
NameCarl L
Experience Level3/5
RemarksLet me know if you need any volunteers if you decide to go out looking for fragments. I've always wanted to try metal detecting.
Location
AddressEdmonton, Alberta (CA)
Latitude53° 31' 20.01'' N (53.52°)
Longitude 113° 32' 50.79'' W (-113.55°)
Elevation616m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-02-22 06:30 MST
UT Date & Time2021-02-22 13:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle262°
Moving
Facing azimuth29.69°
First azimuth48.29°
First elevation56°
Last azimuth8.06°
Last elevation49°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorBlue, Green, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration20s
Length40°
RemarksOnce the main piece went dark, there was a contrail about a thumbnail wide at arms length. Had a rusty red like color. Covered about 40 degrees of arc.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksthe first flash was bright like the sun, and then about 3 subsequent flashes, each one getting dimmer as the progression slowed. The third and fourth flash had a green and blue color to it.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAs the meteor progressed, you could see fiery chunks coming off the tail to the sides.