Reports Report 5171j (Event 5171-2016)

Name Eric W
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks This was a very brief incident at dusk. It was quick, about 3 seconds, but I reported it due to the fragmentation
Address Medina, MN
Latitude 45° 2' 30.88'' N (45.04191°)
Longitude 93° 33' 47.7'' W (-93.56325°)
Elevation 308.104m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2016-12-14 17:28 CST
UT Date & Time 2016-12-14 23:28 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 195°
Facing azimuth 180°
First azimuth 200°
First elevation 25°
Last azimuth 190°
Last elevation 15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -8
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks After an initial single streak, the meteor broke into fragments which extinguished at slightly different rates