Reports Report 3367i (Event 3367-2017)

Name Pete H
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks fireball/meteor observed in clear skies
Address Tucson, AZ
Latitude 32° 24' 51.54'' N (32.414317°)
Longitude 110° 59' 27.38'' W (-110.99094°)
Elevation 830.484m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-09-23 20:31 MST
UT Date & Time 2017-09-24 03:31 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up to down
Descent Angle 180°
Facing azimuth 270°
First azimuth 180°
First elevation 90°
Last azimuth 360°
Last elevation 45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Green, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks sounded like a high flying aircraft
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 10°
Remarks fading and glowing trail behind fireball
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks approximately one second after noting fireball almost directly overhead, it seemed to fragment into three distinct points that stayed together and did not separate or diverge from each other