Reports Report 28a (Event 28-2018)

Name Nick D
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I was the only reporter of the meteor in my area and the first caller to the news.
Address El Paso, TX
Latitude 31° 50' 45.94'' N (31.846095°)
Longitude 106° 31' 57.24'' W (-106.532566°)
Elevation 1283.976m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-01-02 20:30 MST
UT Date & Time 2018-01-03 03:30 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 260°
Facing azimuth 230°
First azimuth 260°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 220°
Last elevation -
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Green, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The meteor started as a white normal shooting star and glowed into bright green with fragmentation until the end where it looked like sand was thrown inti the air leaving a small left over that disappeared after 1 second
Observation Yes
Remarks This may seem like a very informal or childish anology but the most extreme fragmentation looked like the scene from the polar express when santa disappears and scatters out the golden dust. Bassically it looked like dust was thrown.