Reports Report 1298bn (Event 1298-2017)

Observer
Name Sean R
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Really bright and cool fireball. Green color suggests a man made object.
Location
Address Lancaster, CA
Latitude 34° 40' 31.52'' N (34.675421°)
Longitude 118° 11' 19.94'' W (-118.188872°)
Elevation 725.639m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-10 21:00 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-11 04:00 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 142°
Moving
Facing azimuth 131.8°
First azimuth 133.12°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 141.92°
Last elevation 35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Quick glow green, bright flash, then nothing
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks A piece split off at 30 degrees from main trail.