Reports Report 4782bw (Event 4782-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4782-2021
Observer
NameScott Z
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI have seen hundreds of shooting stars and watched dozens of meteor showers, I have never seen anything like this. It was amazing…whole family saw it. We were in the car driving west and saw it heading south and almost drove off the road!!
Location
AddressMacomb, MI
Latitude42° 41' 16.12'' N (42.69°)
Longitude 82° 53' 47.23'' W (-82.9°)
Elevation189.08m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-08-14 23:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-08-15 03:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle188°
Moving
Facing azimuth175.27°
First azimuth170.03°
First elevation51°
Last azimuth170.25°
Last elevation43°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksBright green, with about 3-4 distinct green trails behind it, slowly vanished. Didn’t explode. Lasted about 3-4 seconds. Whole family saw it. Amazing!!!!
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-