Reports Report 153d (Event 153-2019)

Name Andrew L
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks I teach middle School science and am always looking up! I've seen many meteors in my life. I told my wife that this was the brightest and longest I've ever seen. It's was amazing!
Address Troy, OH
Latitude 40° 1' 55.76'' N (40.032155°)
Longitude 84° 9' 41.78'' W (-84.161605°)
Elevation 259.802277m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2019-01-08 20:47 EST
UT Date & Time 2019-01-09 01:47 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up to down
Descent Angle 180°
Facing azimuth 70°
First azimuth 77°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 77°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -6
Color Green, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 12°
Remarks Slight stream of smoke seemed to be very brief
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks The fragmentation seemed to break up in green streamers. Similar to the looks of a firework rising in altitude. Pieces breaking off.