Reports Report 5171b (Event 5171-2016)

Name Adam S
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks -
Address West Lafayette, IN
Latitude 40° 25' 0.44'' N (40.41679°)
Longitude 87° 4' 2.21'' W (-87.06728°)
Elevation 207.797m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2016-12-14 18:25 EST
UT Date & Time 2016-12-14 23:25 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 248°
Facing azimuth 270.04°
First azimuth 271.9°
First elevation 23°
Last azimuth 255.33°
Last elevation 17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -5
Color Dark Green, Green, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 20°
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Bright green explosion with multiple fragments.
Observation Yes
Remarks Entire episode was about one second, and in the final moment there was a green explosion that continued to move through the sky for a split second while it burst into fragments.