Reports Report 2583at (Event 2583-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2583-2013
Observer
NameCroft S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI'm a professional astronomer but not a meteor expert. I was facing in the opposite direction when I saw a shadow cast on the wall by the meteor and turned to see the last second or two before it disintegrated. It was certainly the brightest meteor I've seen.
Location
AddressBerkeley, CA
Latitude37° 52' 50.91'' N (37.88°)
Longitude 122° 14' 38.72'' W (-122.24°)
Elevation397.7m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-10-22 19:54 PDT
UT Date & Time2013-10-23 02:54 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth260.96°
First azimuth263.41°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth258.31°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBroke into at least two pieces and glowed green