Reports Report 1115i (Event 1115-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1115-2012
Observer
NameSaginaw
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe green fireball was just above the horizon and distant but still very large with a long tail. It was moving as best as I could tell from the south to the north in an almost level arc. I was driving west in a very dark area, so I could not place any landmarks. The time is approximate take away 10 or so minutes. It began to breakup a second or two before it disappeared behind a nearby hill. The pieces became fireballs of their own, yet remained a somewhat loose cluster. No big explosion, just fragmentation.
Location
AddressAcoma, NM
Latitude35° 3' 2.86'' N (35.05°)
Longitude 107° 30' 47.9'' W (-107.51°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-08-10 22:15 MDT
UT Date & Time2012-08-11 04:15 UT
Duration?
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth302.4°
First azimuth294.6°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth315.07°
Last elevation22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
RemarksBefore the fireball disappeared behind nearby hill it began to break up and these individual pieces became fireballs of their own. all piece total was around 4.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-