Reports Report 4635et (Event 4635-2016)

Name Jeff S
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Largest and brightest meteor I've seen in my lifetime!
Address Westchase, FL
Latitude 28° 4' 12.12'' N (28.070034°)
Longitude 82° 37' 49.36'' W (-82.630378°)
Elevation 6.202m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2016-11-21 23:16 EST
UT Date & Time 2016-11-22 04:16 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 109°
Facing azimuth 219.03°
First azimuth 40.72°
First elevation 65°
Last azimuth 230.98°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Blue, Light Blue, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Shedding a long tail of debris. Solid, very bright large fireball but started to pulsate and shred more as it approached horizon.