Reports Report 534e (Event 534-2018)

Name Robert P
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Thanks for this easy to use meteor fireball interactive reporting website.
Address Silver City, NM
Latitude 32° 46' 30.58'' N (32.775162°)
Longitude 108° 16' 52.02'' W (-108.281117°)
Elevation 1812.715m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-02-09 20:55 MST
UT Date & Time 2018-02-10 03:55 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 124°
Facing azimuth 232.59°
First azimuth 208.58°
First elevation 35°
Last azimuth 246.4°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Blue, Light Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 30°
Remarks Initially single train about 10 degrees, the 7 to 9 parallel trains about 15 degrees, then burst about 5 degrees
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Flash was red spread over about 5 degrees
Observation Yes
Remarks Fragmentation about 5 degrees after start of train, 7 to 9 individual bright bluish white streaks against a yellow white cloud streak about 15 degrees long, terminal flash bluish to red diameter of about 5 degrees. Stepped outside listened for 3 minutes no sound