Reports Report 650ae (Event 650-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 650-2012
Observer
NameChrisL
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThe fiery tail was exceptionally long, and the magnitude of the green ball(s) were brighter than any meteors or fireballs that I have previously seen.
Location
AddressPonsford, MN
Latitude47° 7' 5.09'' N (47.12°)
Longitude 95° 22' 25.39'' W (-95.37°)
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 right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth192.53°
First azimuth196.31°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth212.4°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
RemarksJust before leaving my field of view the bright green ball (leading a fiery orange 20 degree long tail) split into 2 bright green balls.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-