Reports Report 1827d (Event 1827-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1827-2013
Observer
NameCarolyn F
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI've seen a lot of meteors, especially recently. This fireball was in an entirely different league than anything I've ever seen before.
Location
AddressIva, SC
Latitude34° 21' 58.23'' N (34.37°)
Longitude 82° 35' 10.77'' W (-82.59°)
Elevation196.57m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-08-28 03:15 EDT
UT Date & Time2013-08-28 07:15 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth330.33°
First azimuth311.59°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth330.22°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorGreen, with red yellow tail. As it fragmented, the fragments shone red/yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksDark red, dissipated quickly
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIncredibly bright. Unfortunately, somewhat blocked by trees.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-