Reports Report 3600aa (Event 3600-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3600-2017
Observer
NameRad Z
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThis is the brightest meteor I’ve seen in the past 20 years in this area
Location
AddressPotomac, MD
Latitude39° 1' 1.2'' N (39.02°)
Longitude 77° 12' 32.08'' W (-77.21°)
Elevation104.82m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-10-07 20:35 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-10-08 00:35 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle268°
Moving
Facing azimuth88.76°
First azimuth111.21°
First elevation83°
Last azimuth81.55°
Last elevation89°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorGreen, with orange tail
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length20°
RemarksOrange just behind the fireball and smoke trail
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe terminal flash happened near Beta Cassiopeia
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-