Reports Report 5277e (Event 5277-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5277-2017
Observer
NameJerry C
Experience Level4/5
RemarksIts hard to impress me after 20 years of observation and I have seen bolides before but this one was the most spectacular
Location
AddressSulphur, OK
Latitude34° 30' 50.1'' N (34.51°)
Longitude 96° 59' 21.42'' W (-96.99°)
Elevation301.47m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-15 18:43 CST
UT Date & Time2017-12-16 00:43 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle268°
Moving
Facing azimuth177.91°
First azimuth181.12°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth88.9°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length30°
Remarksa bright green streak that began about 10 degrees south of Pegasus and traveled east. Then broke into 4 or 5 pieces. Wow!
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAs it streaked towards the east it broke into 4 or 5 pieces.