Reports Report 4112h (Event 4112-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4112-2015
Observer
NameAndrew P
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI've seen a few impressive meteors cross the sky before but this appeared very big and close. First time seeing one strike the ground and light up the sky upon impact.
Location
AddressPittsburg, KS
Latitude37° 23' 45.74'' N (37.4°)
Longitude 94° 42' 25.42'' W (-94.71°)
Elevation277.08m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-12-24 01:40 CST
UT Date & Time2015-12-24 07:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle186°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth343.41°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth342.86°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length30°
RemarksLots of white sparks trailing huge green ball.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLit up large portion of sky after ground impact, similar to lightning.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-