Reports Report 5385d (Event 5385-2016)

Observer
Name Larry B
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks This was most amazing meteor I have ever seen, in duration & brightness, it was so persistent, I thought it was going to hit the earth. Thank you, God, for the atmosphere!
Location
Address Niceville, FL
Latitude 30° 29' 0.56'' N (30.48349°)
Longitude 86° 25' 41.47'' W (-86.428187°)
Elevation 6.082m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2016-12-29 21:50 CST
UT Date & Time 2016-12-30 03:50 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 91°
Moving
Facing azimuth 86.89°
First azimuth 73.89°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 120.78°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks a few degrees before extinguishing the fireball split into two, in formation, both extinguished at the same time