Reports Report 4827ba (Event 4827-2017)

Name Mike G
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks The fireball was nearly as large, maybe larger than the moons apparent diameter, from my perspective
Address Philadelphia, PA
Latitude 40° 0' 53.65'' N (40.014902°)
Longitude 75° 12' 25.97'' W (-75.207213°)
Elevation 10.951m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-02 03:02 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-02 08:02 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 232°
Facing azimuth 300.26°
First azimuth 316.53°
First elevation 71°
Last azimuth 268.26°
Last elevation 15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -
Color Light Green, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 5s
Length 70°
Remarks Bright fiery metallic green fireball with a white burning trailing streak from the "2 o'clock" position to the "8 o'clock" position in my field of view.
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks It Burned brightly and splashes of hot fragments sputtered off of it as it fell at a near perfect 45° angle from OM the upper right corner of my field of view, to the lower left corner of my field of view