Reports Report 620o (Event 620-2013)

Name Casey H
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks I live near to an airport and thought I saw a plane losing altitude very rapidly! It then changed color and began to fragment and I was excited that I had seen a fireball!
Address Chamblee, GA
Latitude 33° 52' 58.43'' N (33.882897°)
Longitude 84° 18' 39.87'' W (-84.311075°)
Elevation 308.538422m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2013-03-16 20:50 EDT
UT Date & Time 2013-03-17 00:50 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 225°
Facing azimuth 54.28°
First azimuth 58.79°
First elevation 14°
Last azimuth 41.44°
Last elevation 11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -10
Color Light Blue, Dark Green, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -1s
Length -1°
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks After noting the bluish-green color of the meteor- I saw it break into 5-6 yellowish fragments.