Reports Report 5377b (Event 5377-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5377-2018
Observer
NameMark F
Experience Level2/5
RemarksInitially mistook it for a firework, but the apparent size and brightness would have required a report of launch and explosion. My kids immediately identified it as a meteor.
Location
AddressSnohomish, WA
Latitude47° 56' 25.8'' N (47.94°)
Longitude 122° 4' 37.35'' W (-122.08°)
Elevation20.6m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-06 18:50 PST
UT Date & Time2018-12-07 02:50 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle199°
Moving
Facing azimuth10°
First azimuth
First elevation24°
Last azimuth10°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorGreen, Orange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSingle ball fragmenting into multiple fragments spreading slightly along same initial path. Primarily white-orange center of each fragment changing through the other colors to green, then fading.