Reports Report 5315b (Event 5315-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5315-2021
Observer
NameGeorge P
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThe fire ball appeared when I was turned away but the brightness made me turn and look. The fireball as bright green with a long (35 degree?) gold tail. It was moving right to left and at a slight downward angle compared to the horizon. Very impressive.
Location
AddressSpring Creek, NV
Latitude40° 44' 34.45'' N (40.74°)
Longitude 115° 36' 48.57'' W (-115.61°)
Elevation1663.29m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-09-03 22:32 PDT
UT Date & Time2021-09-04 05:32 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle264°
Moving
Facing azimuth70°
First azimuth110°
First elevation43°
Last azimuth70°
Last elevation38°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorGreen head, Yellow tail
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball head was bright green and seemed to throw small fragments.