Reports Report 121a (Event 121-2017)

Name Phil F
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks The sky was quite overcast, with the daylight still a bit scattered by the clouds and it was still at least as bright as the 3/4 moon! If it was clear and dark I'm sure it would have cast a shadow.
Address Bishop, CA
Latitude 37° 21' 42.92'' N (37.361922°)
Longitude 118° 25' 3.64'' W (-118.417678°)
Elevation 1282.905m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-01-09 17:16 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-01-10 01:16 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 271°
Facing azimuth 176.4°
First azimuth 170.53°
First elevation 70°
Last azimuth 130.4°
Last elevation 60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -12
Color white with green trail
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 green fragments falling off and trailing meteor