Reports Report 5902e (Event 5902-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5902-2020
Observer
NameJoseph T
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressLaurel, MS
Latitude31° 46' 10.97'' N (31.77°)
Longitude 89° 6' 33.2'' W (-89.11°)
Elevation88.23m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-10-16 22:31 CDT
UT Date & Time2020-10-17 03:31 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle114°
Moving
Facing azimuth190°
First azimuth80°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth210°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorGreen, Light Green, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length15°
RemarksStarting from fireball. Long very bright white tail to sparkling and flashing white objects with visible smoke trail After sparkling faded grey smoke trail visible across sky.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe main fireball was the diameter of pencil at arm's length. As the fireball approached horizon. The FB seemed to slow in speed slightly maybe an optical illusion but that's what it seemed. There was a bright flash when 1/4 of it separated with lots of sparkling trailing behind.