Reports Report 1171g (Event 1171-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1171-2018
Observer
NameCandace G
Experience Level5/5
RemarksThe fireball looked to be low in the atmosphere, east of the Organ Mountains but probably west of the Sacramento mountains. I anticipate it fell near White Sands missle base.
Location
AddressLas Cruces, NM
Latitude32° 18' 48.75'' N (32.31°)
Longitude 106° 44' 55.25'' W (-106.75°)
Elevation1239.64m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-03-30 21:00 MDT
UT Date & Time2018-03-31 03:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle157°
Moving
Facing azimuth95°
First azimuth95°
First elevation20°
Last azimuth100°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorGreen, Light Green, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksTwo bright green flashes and what looked like a terminal explosion but it was under difficult to see terminal fragments as it occurred about 5 degrees under the full moon.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFragments burned white and green and trailed directly behind the head but I did not see fragments after the terminal explosion.