Reports Report 311d (Event 311-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 311-2015
Observer
NameLarry W
Experience Level4/5
RemarksAt its peak it was much brighter than Venus which was visible at the time in the west.
Location
AddressTucson, AZ
Latitude32° 14' 39.06'' N (32.24°)
Longitude 111° 9' 46'' W (-111.16°)
Elevation872.7m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-02-03 19:06 MST
UT Date & Time2015-02-04 02:06 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle206°
Moving
Facing azimuth22.28°
First azimuth44.18°
First elevation31°
Last azimuth14.69°
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksFragments were trailing off behind as fireball turned from reddish yellow to bright green.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksApproximately 3 seconds before it did its final flash small fragments fell off trailing behind the main fireball. They burned for a short time before disappearing.