Reports Report 929u (Event 929-2010)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 929-2010
Observer
NameStan F
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI saw another big meteroite in Boise Idaho many years ago. This one seemed brighter, but the other one was in the daytime. This object moved slowly accross the sky, like a helicopter only a quarter to a half mile off. It initally looked white, then elongated and changed to white and green, then broke apart and turned white, green and orange.
Location
AddressBoyds, MD
Latitude39° 11' 46.67'' N (39.2°)
Longitude 77° 20' 10.14'' W (-77.34°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2010-12-28 18:45 EST
UT Date & Time2010-12-28 23:45 UT
Duration≈6s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth45°
First azimuth-1°
First elevation-1°
Last azimuth-1°
Last elevation-1°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
Colorwhiite,green,orange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
RemarksI was insid the house. I wouldn\'t have heard a moderate boom if there were one.
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe object initially looked like a single light source. Then it elongated to approximately 10 times its diameter. It initially was white, after it started to elongate it had green areas, when it started to break apart there were white, green and orange areas.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-