Reports Report 168b (Event 168-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 168-2017
Observer
NameKevin R
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThis object started out a very bright yellowish white, transitioned to extremely vivid green and then back to white just prior to its termination.
Location
AddressDeFuniak Springs, FL
Latitude30° 41' 25.77'' N (30.69°)
Longitude 86° 11' 23.88'' W (-86.19°)
Elevation29.76m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-01-13 22:45 CST
UT Date & Time2017-01-14 04:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth250°
First azimuth250°
First elevation
Last azimuth295°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorGreen, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a flash at the termination
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe flash was followed by obvious fragmentation into an estimated 8-12 smaller fragments that disappeared in less than a second.