Reports Report 4894l (Event 4894-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4894-2017
Observer
Name John G
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Extremely well formed trail. Flash appeared initially and tail was breaking up as head of meteor disappeared at 30°
Location
Address North Port, FL
Latitude 27° 2' 37.03'' N (27.04°)
Longitude 82° 9' 49.86'' W (-82.16°)
Elevation 5.54m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-05 18:33 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-05 23:33 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 95°
Moving
Facing azimuth 230°
First azimuth 230°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 230°
Last elevation 23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -
Color Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 15°
Remarks Bright orange flash with fragmenting tail with bright glowing head. Tail was approximately 45 degrees ending 30 degrees
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks -