Reports Report 5385d (Event 5385-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5385-2016
Observer
NameLarry B
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThis was most amazing meteor I have ever seen, in duration & brightness, it was so persistent, I thought it was going to hit the earth. Thank you, God, for the atmosphere!
Location
AddressNiceville, FL
Latitude30° 29' 0.56'' N (30.48°)
Longitude 86° 25' 41.47'' W (-86.43°)
Elevation6.08m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-12-29 21:50 CST
UT Date & Time2016-12-30 03:50 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle91°
Moving
Facing azimuth86.89°
First azimuth73.89°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth120.78°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksa few degrees before extinguishing the fireball split into two, in formation, both extinguished at the same time