Reports Report 168b (Event 168-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 168-2017
Observer
Name Kevin R
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks This object started out a very bright yellowish white, transitioned to extremely vivid green and then back to white just prior to its termination.
Location
Address DeFuniak Springs, FL
Latitude 30° 41' 25.77'' N (30.69°)
Longitude 86° 11' 23.88'' W (-86.19°)
Elevation 29.76m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-01-13 22:45 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-01-14 04:45 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 95°
Moving
Facing azimuth 250°
First azimuth 250°
First elevation
Last azimuth 295°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Green, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks There was a flash at the termination
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks The flash was followed by obvious fragmentation into an estimated 8-12 smaller fragments that disappeared in less than a second.