Reports Report 650q (Event 650-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 650-2012
Observer
NameNick P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksMade note of the time, 9:59PM Central time.
Location
AddressDarlingford (CA)
Latitude49° 1' 5.31'' N (49.02°)
Longitude 98° 21' 25.86'' W (-98.36°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-05-11 21:59 CDT
UT Date & Time2012-05-12 02:59 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction-
Descent Angle-
Moving
Facing azimuth176.88°
First azimuth113.91°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth223.84°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
Colorgreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length20°
RemarksLooking south easterly, green fireball appeared to move east to west horizontal, burning out and splitting into two pieces as it passed to the southwest.Was traveling southbound on the road, the fireball was in view through the windshield and only about 25 degrees from the horizon.The train followed behind the fireball at about 20 degrees until it split and burned out.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
RemarksAs fireball burned out, it split into two pieces.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-