Reports Report 4635ex (Event 4635-2016)

Name Lee R
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Movement from left to right at a fairly steep angle. No sound noted up to one minute after event. Noticed the event due to an initial white flash, approx. -14 in stellar magnitude, Observed a yellow-white streak with minor red flash then minor green flash during descent with approximate stellar magnitude fluctuating between -12 to -20 during descent. No fragmentation noted. No lingering trail noted, trail length during descent approximately 10 to 15 degrees in length, lasting less than one-half second. Terminal flash of bright white with approximate stellar magnitude of -22 to -24 noted as it entered the tree-line in my line of sight.
Address Melbourne, FL
Latitude 28° 10' 19.52'' N (28.17209°)
Longitude 80° 39' 27.5'' W (-80.65764°)
Elevation 7.254m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2016-11-21 23:17 EST
UT Date & Time 2016-11-22 04:17 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 140°
Facing azimuth 270°
First azimuth 253°
First elevation 20°
Last azimuth 258.3°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Dark Green, Light Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 12°
Remarks streak of light fading quickly.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Two flashes, initial one that grabbed my attention, and one more when it disappeared. Made me think of an explosive detonation flash in the sky.
Observation No
Remarks -