Reports Report 851bl (Event 851-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 851-2017
Observer
NameDerick W
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI was flying from Newark to New Orleans. One of the brightest meteors I have ever seen. I had time to point it out to the other pilot. It was bright, almost disappeared bright again and may have fragmented. View partially obscured by thin cloud layer in the middle of trajectory. Green and yellow in color with tail
Location
AddressColumbia, MS
Latitude31° 15' 8.86'' N (31.25°)
Longitude 89° 50' 7.55'' W (-89.84°)
Elevation45.95m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-03-03 22:15 CST
UT Date & Time2017-03-04 04:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle168°
Moving
Facing azimuth244.44°
First azimuth243.64°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth246.61°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorGreen, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-