Reports Report 4235ft (Event 4235-2017)

Name Geoffrey K
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks It was one of the brightest fireballs I've seen in years.
Address Montoursville, PA
Latitude 41° 14' 37.26'' N (41.243684°)
Longitude 76° 55' 38.06'' W (-76.927239°)
Elevation 158.467m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-10 21:20 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-11 02:20 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 251°
Facing azimuth 354.89°
First azimuth 38.54°
First elevation 43°
Last azimuth 325.29°
Last elevation 23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -16
Color Green, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 40°
Remarks glowing train that faded within a second or two
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks it was a very bright spot at the tail end (final position) of the fireball
Observation Yes
Remarks it looked like sparks along the trail, bits and pieces breaking off