Reports Report 3638azi (Event 3638-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3638-2014
Observer
NameMichael S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksOf the many I have seen over the years, this was my first green fireball.
Location
AddressGarnet Valley, PA
Latitude39° 52' 4.18'' N (39.87°)
Longitude 75° 28' 40.05'' W (-75.48°)
Elevation81.94m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-29 18:30 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-29 23:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth24.07°
First azimuth37.64°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth17.55°
Last elevation18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorGreen, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksColor changed from mostly white/yellow to green yellow and brightened significantly.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBroke into at least three large pieces. Breakup lasted about half to one second.