Reports Report 1992k (Event 1992-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1992-2016
Observer
NameGREG R
Experience Level5/5
RemarksTHIS COINCIDED WITH THE PASS OF A CLOSE NEO TODAY. THERE HAVE BEEN ALERTS PUT OUT TO BE ON THE LOOK OUT FOR FIREBALLS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS NEO AND OTHERS. I WAS ABLE TO GATHER DATA ON THE FIREBALL PATH DUE TO ITS PASSAGE IN THE SKY DIRECTLY BELOW MARS AND NEAR SATURN. THESE ARE GOOD DATA POINTS.
Location
AddressRuckersville, VA
Latitude38° 14' 6.64'' N (38.24°)
Longitude 78° 23' 3.82'' W (-78.38°)
Elevation198.26m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-06-07 20:55 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-06-08 00:55 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle216°
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth139°
First elevation19°
Last azimuth125°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorGREENISH WHITE
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksTHERE WERE TWO TERMINAL BURSTS CLEARLY SEEN SEPARATED BY ABOUT 1 SECOND FROM EACH OTHER.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksTHERE WAS CLEARLY DEBRIS FALLING WITH THE FIREBALL FOLLOWING THE TWO TERMINAL BURSTS.