Reports Report 4827ba (Event 4827-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4827-2017
Observer
NameMike G
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThe fireball was nearly as large, maybe larger than the moons apparent diameter, from my perspective
Location
AddressPhiladelphia, PA
Latitude40° 0' 53.65'' N (40.01°)
Longitude 75° 12' 25.97'' W (-75.21°)
Elevation10.95m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-02 03:02 EST
UT Date & Time2017-12-02 08:02 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle232°
Moving
Facing azimuth300.26°
First azimuth316.53°
First elevation71°
Last azimuth268.26°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorLight Green, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length70°
RemarksBright fiery metallic green fireball with a white burning trailing streak from the "2 o'clock" position to the "8 o'clock" position in my field of view.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt Burned brightly and splashes of hot fragments sputtered off of it as it fell at a near perfect 45° angle from OM the upper right corner of my field of view, to the lower left corner of my field of view