Reports Report 3869i (Event 3869-2017)

Name David A
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks the fireball was white and appeared to flutter in brightness before coming to a bright flash with a green hue
Address Galveston, TX
Latitude 29° 18' 12.51'' N (29.303475°)
Longitude 94° 48' 29.82'' W (-94.808282°)
Elevation 1.301m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-19 21:15 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-20 02:15 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 115°
Facing azimuth 240.88°
First azimuth 230.1°
First elevation 15°
Last azimuth 250°
Last elevation 30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -5
Color Light Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 40°
Remarks a glowing white train
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks there was a definite bright ball with a light green hue that flashed bright white at the end of the trajectory
Observation No
Remarks -