Reports Report 6447c (Event 6447-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6447-2019
Observer
NameDave G
Experience Level2/5
RemarksFull moon was near zenith and very bright, making the contrasting brightness of the meteor very impressive.
Location
AddressHuntsville, AL
Latitude34° 44' 41.17'' N (34.74°)
Longitude 86° 34' 18.62'' W (-86.57°)
Elevation198.99m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-12-11 23:23 CST
UT Date & Time2019-12-12 05:23 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle149°
Moving
Facing azimuth85.36°
First azimuth81.78°
First elevation55°
Last azimuth87.02°
Last elevation26°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThree visible fragments smaller than the original meteor. Brightest one moved toward zenith; second brightest moved downward. Third brightest continued original path.