Reports Report 1873i (Event 1873-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1873-2012
Observer
NameMichael H
Experience Level3/5
RemarksN/A
Location
AddressNorman, OK
Latitude35° 12' 3.79'' N (35.2°)
Longitude 97° 26' 49.47'' W (-97.45°)
Elevation354.11m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-11-14 19:30 CST
UT Date & Time2012-11-15 01:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth357.76°
First azimuth359.38°
First elevation33°
Last azimuth345.28°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorBlue, Light Blue, Green, Light Green, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks__
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length13°
RemarksGlowing train, sparkled away. It lit up the whole sky briefly.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe comet was blue and green then lit up really bright and was white with a slight yellow tint.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksTiny fragments were breaking off and could be seen in the train.