Reports Report 2069ab (Event 2069-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2069-2012
Observer
NameSteve P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI regularly watch the Perseid and Leonid showers and have never seen as bright a fireball as this one.
Location
AddressAlcoa, TN
Latitude35° 46' 37.78'' N (35.78°)
Longitude 83° 59' 42.84'' W (-84°)
Elevation261.78m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-12-04 22:30 EST
UT Date & Time2012-12-05 03:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth122.71°
First azimuth115.6°
First elevation33°
Last azimuth120.28°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks2 sec. trail followed by bright white flash then blackness.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-