Reports Report 1298fc (Event 1298-2017)

Name Ivo G
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks 3rd green/orange meteor with fragmentation I have seen in this area over the past year.
Address Laguna Hills, CA
Latitude 33° 35' 44.07'' N (33.595576°)
Longitude 117° 40' 56.49'' W (-117.682359°)
Elevation 142.8m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-10 20:58 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-11 03:58 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 162°
Facing azimuth 170°
First azimuth 159.37°
First elevation 39°
Last azimuth 170°
Last elevation 22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -17
Color Green, Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Disintegrated into 5-10 pieces scattering slightly sideways from main trajectory, just before disappearing. Fragments appeared not green or orange, but rather white.