Reports Report 1414b (Event 1414-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1414-2017
Observer
NameJoseph M
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe object was so bright, large and green that I initially thought it was fireworks. I realized it wasn't after the distance that it traveled and the lack of a sound.
Location
AddressPensacola, FL
Latitude30° 26' 3.94'' N (30.43°)
Longitude 87° 11' 17.9'' W (-87.19°)
Elevation9.89m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-04-18 22:00 CDT
UT Date & Time2017-04-19 03:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle243°
Moving
Facing azimuth152.02°
First azimuth164.53°
First elevation24°
Last azimuth119.39°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length20°
RemarksSmoke trail. Quickly disappeared, but green. The object split into two pieces and then disappeared after 0.5 seconds.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksOne object broke into two objects. Green coloration.