Reports Pending Report #159680

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Observer
NameMike F
Experience Level4/5
RemarksIm having trouble pinpointing the date exactly. Giving time I will get more information from other sources who can provide me with better data such as dates of meteor showers,temperatures and other weather information along with some personal data. This will help me pinpoint the siting.
Location
AddressGlenwood, IA
Latitude41° 2' 33.19'' N (41.04°)
Longitude 95° 45' 3.65'' W (-95.75°)
Elevation330.73m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2006-11-22 01:08 CST
UT Date & Time2006-11-22 07:08 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle100°
Moving
Facing azimuth203.6°
First azimuth143.87°
First elevation82°
Last azimuth267.27°
Last elevation74°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorGreen, Light Green, Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length30°
RemarksFaint trail as like a plane comtrail
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksOrionid meteor collided with what appeared to be a slow moving rogue meteor and erupted into a violent pinwheel of spinning fragments as the slow meteor accelerated faster than either were initially traveling. An absolutely mind blowing experience.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksPinwheels of orange fire emitting sparks like a firework. Paisley and/or milky way galaxy shaped spinning debris.