Reports Report 7116cp (Event 7116-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 7116-2021
Observer
NameMike M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksMy wife and I were hoping to view northern lights this night and were returning home after northern sky clouded over. Southern sky remained clear and the fireball was witnessed by both of us as we drove south
Location
AddressLoretto, MN
Latitude45° 6' 53.98'' N (45.11°)
Longitude 93° 38' 8.52'' W (-93.64°)
Elevation304.96m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-10-30 20:35 CDT
UT Date & Time2021-10-31 01:35 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle173°
Moving
Facing azimuth167.13°
First azimuth164.42°
First elevation51°
Last azimuth167.66°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorGreen, Light Green, Orange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length30°
RemarksGreen ball of light leading, trailed by orange/red train that resembled embers breaking apart
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSaw glowing orange/red embers breaking behind the leading green ball of light. They lingered for a fraction longer after meteor disappeared from sight/horizon