Reports Report 936l (Event 936-2017)

Name Mark G
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks Quite a sight to behold!
Address Elk River, MN
Latitude 45° 18' 29.72'' N (45.308256°)
Longitude 93° 33' 19.03'' W (-93.555285°)
Elevation 278.207m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-03-09 22:55 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-03-10 04:55 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 192°
Facing azimuth 77.91°
First azimuth 73.26°
First elevation 74°
Last azimuth 79.33°
Last elevation 19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -16
Color Green, Light Green, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 10s
Length 50°
Remarks Smoke trail visible from light provided by the object.once it burned out the train was barely visible.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks There was a terminal flash but more like a warming glow or increased intensity towArd the the end of flight. There was some fragmentation at the end and was visible as several smaller points of light.
Observation Yes
Remarks -