Reports Report 1992c (Event 1992-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1992-2016
Observer
NameEric W
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI was in my home observatory prepping the scope for observation when I saw this fireball. I have seen several over the years, a few from the cockpit as I am a professional pilot also. This was a very good one!
Location
AddressNorth Garden, VA
Latitude37° 59' 22.07'' N (37.99°)
Longitude 78° 38' 3'' W (-78.63°)
Elevation227.35m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-06-07 20:57 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-06-08 00:57 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle218°
Moving
Facing azimuth117.22°
First azimuth135.58°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth101.63°
Last elevation16°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
ColorGreen, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length
RemarksGlowing chunks trailing behind the main body of the meteorite, with associated smoke trail.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks3-4 bright fragments falling behind the main body that dimmed slightly before the leading piece