Reports Report 2009bd (Event 2009-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2009-2018
Observer
NameThomas S
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI'm not certain about the time last night (when I saw this event), and it is the variable of which I'm the least sure...
Location
AddressFiddletown, CA
Latitude38° 29' 23.28'' N (38.49°)
Longitude 120° 42' 18.07'' W (-120.71°)
Elevation691.38m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-06-12 20:00 PDT
UT Date & Time2018-06-13 03:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle120°
Moving
Facing azimuth85°
First azimuth69.72°
First elevation37°
Last azimuth83.9°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorDark Green, Green, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length20°
RemarksIt started suddenly as a ultra bright green BIG light moving slowly at first (first 1-2 seconds) then picked up speed for the last 1-2 seconds and had a bright green train. It wa salways green only. It seemed big enough a fireball that a massive mushroom cloud was expected from wherever it made contact, but no such event was visible.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe train was fragments, presumably.