Reports Report 4310cg (Event 4310-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4310-2017
Observer
NameMichael R
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI have never seen a meteor as bright or as low in the sky as this one...or with an obvious explosion.
Location
AddressIsleta Pueblo, NM
Latitude34° 54' 48.24'' N (34.91°)
Longitude 106° 43' 17.86'' W (-106.72°)
Elevation1544.21m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-11-14 20:23 MST
UT Date & Time2017-11-15 03:23 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle240°
Moving
Facing azimuth189.58°
First azimuth263.59°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth261.51°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksobject exploded shortly after sighting
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksexplosion seemed to radiate out, guessing with fragmentation