Reports Report 3197ai (Event 3197-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3197-2016
Observer
NameDana A
Experience Level1/5
RemarksHave seen meteor showers before, and this was BY FAR the most AMAZING, bright and beautiful thing I have ever seen before in the sky. Gave me goosebumps.
Location
AddressMatthews, NC
Latitude35° 6' 35.16'' N (35.11°)
Longitude 80° 41' 16.93'' W (-80.69°)
Elevation234.79m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-09-01 05:27 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-09-01 09:27 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle250°
Moving
Facing azimuth321.37°
First azimuth350.77°
First elevation28°
Last azimuth340.88°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorLight Green with a touch of blue on the front with a long white-lightest yellow tail. The green became more apparent on the two flares just before it faded.
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration0.25s
Length10°
RemarksThe train was very obvious just before the flare and then ending flare then disappeared in a brief trail of showering sparkles along the path it was traveling.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksAs it traveled, it flared very bright green (with touch of blue) then momentarily disappeared, then flashed/flared bright green/blue again, before fading out in the shower of light gold sparkles.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-