Reports Report 1076p (Event 1076-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1076-2018
Observer
NameLea C
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThis meteor occurred just above the tree line in a relatively dense and populated shopping area.
Location
AddressGulfport, MS
Latitude30° 25' 34.6'' N (30.43°)
Longitude 89° 5' 11.23'' W (-89.09°)
Elevation4.92m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-03-19 16:15 CDT
UT Date & Time2018-03-19 21:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle43°
Moving
Facing azimuth133.82°
First azimuth129.34°
First elevation13°
Last azimuth133.99°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-26
ColorLight Blue Light Yellow White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length20°
RemarksA bright light blue electrically charged glowing train that turned bright white before disappearing. Flash of smoke.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSuper bright blue and white rapid flash
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSmall explosion toward the end before disappearing.