Reports Report 650av (Event 650-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 650-2012
Observer
NameTeena
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis is the largest meteor/comet I've ever witnessed. I was waiting for something to actually hit the ground it was so large! At first I thought it was lightening, then I saw the fireball and tail. It quickly disappeared into the clouds.
Location
AddressBarry, MN
Latitude45° 34' 20.91'' N (45.57°)
Longitude 95° 56' 30.79'' W (-95.94°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-05-11 22:00 CDT
UT Date & Time2012-05-12 03:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth238.32°
First azimuth235.9°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth263.68°
Last elevation70°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
Colorwhite and green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration5s
Length-1°
RemarksThe tail was long and glowing greenish white. I saw no smoke. It disappeared with the fireball in the clouds.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-