Reports Report 2027cc (Event 2027-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2027-2020
Observer
NameGary J
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI have seen some spectacular meteors and fireballs in my 60+ years of life and observation... This ranks up there among the most spectacular and longest lasting I have witnessed.
Location
AddressSweet Home, OR
Latitude44° 23' 37.81'' N (44.39°)
Longitude 122° 42' 41.25'' W (-122.71°)
Elevation181.73m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-04-28 20:55 PDT
UT Date & Time2020-04-29 03:55 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth120°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth250°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorPink, Light Green, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length15°
RemarksGlowing contrail, bright white with pinkish hue... contrail evolved into bright white with green highlights. Contrail also seemed to consist of trailing sparks. Final visible light from meteor was more green than white as it finally vanished. Bright white was predominant color throughout until it burned out... Last visual image I recall was mostly green.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-