Reports Report 3854al (Event 3854-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3854-2016
Observer
NameScott K
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI have worked for the power company for almost 30 years lots on night work and have seen a number of bright meteors but this is the top of the list. It was not moving to fast relatively speaking and the green glow was very obvious,
Location
AddressLambertville, NJ
Latitude40° 23' 19.51'' N (40.39°)
Longitude 74° 50' 51.22'' W (-74.85°)
Elevation105m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-10-10 05:50 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-10-10 09:50 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle253°
Moving
Facing azimuth142.64°
First azimuth141.56°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth124.85°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorGreen, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI saw a bright white glow, that is what caught my eye. As it streaked across it left a shower of orange sparks like fireworks and the nucleus glowed green and faded out.