Reports Report 948k (Event 948-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 948-2016
Observer
Name L
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThis was an amazing thing to witness!
Location
AddressMarshall, MI
Latitude42° 14' 58.91'' N (42.25°)
Longitude 84° 59' 47.27'' W (-85°)
Elevation279.69m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-03-08 21:20 EST
UT Date & Time2016-03-09 02:20 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle118°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth165°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth197°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-25
ColorPurple, Dark Green, Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBroke into pieces
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSolid bright white until end when fragmenting began and that was the onset of purple, green, and orange.