Reports Report 650af (Event 650-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 650-2012
Observer
NameRyan
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressOtto, MN
Latitude48° 5' 40.53'' N (48.09°)
Longitude 94° 34' 47.73'' W (-94.58°)
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 left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth203.89°
First azimuth141.72°
First elevation33°
Last azimuth254.86°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorWhite with blue / green m
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1.5s
Length20°
RemarksThe train gained intensity up until the midway point and then declined in intensity but not length. The color remained pretty consistent.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
RemarksThe break-up contained two fragments from our POV. One remained on the same path and the other dropped low. We saw both pieces extinguish as the train behind them slowly burned.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-