Reports Report 4894l (Event 4894-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4894-2017
Observer
NameJohn G
Experience Level3/5
RemarksExtremely well formed trail. Flash appeared initially and tail was breaking up as head of meteor disappeared at 30°
Location
AddressNorth Port, FL
Latitude27° 2' 37.03'' N (27.04°)
Longitude 82° 9' 49.86'' W (-82.16°)
Elevation5.54m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-05 18:33 EST
UT Date & Time2017-12-05 23:33 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth230°
First azimuth230°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth230°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length15°
RemarksBright orange flash with fragmenting tail with bright glowing head. Tail was approximately 45 degrees ending 30 degrees
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-