Reports Report 1414b (Event 1414-2017)

Name Joseph M
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks The object was so bright, large and green that I initially thought it was fireworks. I realized it wasn't after the distance that it traveled and the lack of a sound.
Address Pensacola, FL
Latitude 30° 26' 3.94'' N (30.434428°)
Longitude 87° 11' 17.9'' W (-87.188305°)
Elevation 9.889m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-18 22:00 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-19 03:00 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 243°
Facing azimuth 152.02°
First azimuth 164.53°
First elevation 24°
Last azimuth 119.39°
Last elevation 19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -15
Color Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 20°
Remarks Smoke trail. Quickly disappeared, but green. The object split into two pieces and then disappeared after 0.5 seconds.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks One object broke into two objects. Green coloration.