Reports Report 5308de (Event 5308-2016)

Observer
Name Andrew A
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It was pretty awesome. At first, I thought it was a shooting start, but it was way too bright. It was greenish with a long tail and was pretty bright.
Location
Address Whitehall, MI
Latitude 43° 26' 2.32'' N (43.433977°)
Longitude 86° 20' 13.51'' W (-86.337087°)
Elevation 200.341m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2016-12-26 17:20 EST
UT Date & Time 2016-12-26 22:20 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 143°
Moving
Facing azimuth 131.8°
First azimuth 120.09°
First elevation 64°
Last azimuth 110.01°
Last elevation 21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -10
Color Light Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 30°
Remarks It was like a long tail as it shot down. I thought it was an airplane crashing in the distance.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation No
Remarks -