Reports Report 1882dt (Event 1882-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1882-2016
Observer
NameRichard C
Experience Level1/5
RemarksLooked like a good sized meteor. I was driving north on hwy 285 from Artesia,NM. Saw a flash of light out of the corner of my eye. Looked to my right and saw the metro ball and sparks falling with smoke trails behind.
Location
AddressRoswell, NM
Latitude33° 4' 50.97'' N (33.08°)
Longitude 104° 26' 32.09'' W (-104.44°)
Elevation1080.7m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-06-02 04:53 MDT
UT Date & Time2016-06-02 10:53 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle136°
Moving
Facing azimuth1.71°
First azimuth270.6°
First elevation47°
Last azimuth230.58°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-28
ColorBlue, Light Blue, Light Green, Orange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length15°
RemarksA bit of smoke following sparks and ball
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-