Reports Report 789f (Event 789-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 789-2019
Observer
NameFloyd M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI've spent many hours observing seasonal meteor showers in my 56 years, and this is definitely the brightest and longest and most spectacular meteor I have ever seen.
Location
AddressVirginia Beach, VA
Latitude36° 49' 13.37'' N (36.82°)
Longitude 76° 6' 58.22'' W (-76.12°)
Elevation3.09m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-02-17 05:07 EST
UT Date & Time2019-02-17 10:07 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle79°
Moving
Facing azimuth240°
First azimuth300°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth280°
Last elevation28°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorBrilliant blue green with yellow orange debris near burnout
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration-
Length20°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksthe blue green streak intensified near end of flight and shed yellow orange fragmentation in trail
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksyellow orange fragmentation in blue green streak