Reports Report 3991bf (Event 3991-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3991-2016
Observer
NameMartin B
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI have seen "shooting stars", and a couple "meteor showers", however I've never seen something like this in person, this was awesome.
Location
AddressPompano Beach, FL
Latitude26° 13' 1.02'' N (26.22°)
Longitude 80° 7' 33.7'' W (-80.13°)
Elevation1.48m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-10-17 05:43 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-10-17 09:43 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth359.08°
First azimuth18.27°
First elevation11°
Last azimuth301.51°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorPurple, Blue, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe meteor first appeared bright white, then bluish-purple tail with red on front of the ball, then a flash at break up with two large fragments, one medium and several smaller fragments.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFlash at break up with two large fragments, one medium and several smaller fragments.