Reports Report 4493d (Event 4493-2017)

Name Adam N
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Best fireball I have seen in 20 years. Also reported on neighborhood list serve by other observers
Address Prairieville, LA
Latitude 33° 47' 33.46'' N (33.792628°)
Longitude 118° 4' 51.7'' W (-118.081028°)
Elevation 5.297m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-18 05:29 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-18 13:29 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 148°
Facing azimuth 120.92°
First azimuth 98.41°
First elevation 39°
Last azimuth 129.53°
Last elevation 19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Green, Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Trail was green; fireball grew bright white; exploded in orange sparks
Observation Yes
Remarks Orange and redish sparks - seen through very thin cloud over the ocean.