Reports Report 1011k (Event 1011-2017)

Name Dan T
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I have seen a few fireballs in the past, this one was much larger than any I have seen in the past. I was actually surprised that I heard no sonic boom, but I was inside my car driving. Very bright green with very long greenish tail. Quite an awesome sight.
Address Rochester, NY
Latitude 43° 3' 3.05'' N (43.050847°)
Longitude 77° 38' 48.75'' W (-77.646875°)
Elevation 174.995m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-03-17 06:10 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-03-17 10:10 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 222°
Facing azimuth 25.1°
First azimuth 32.26°
First elevation 70°
Last azimuth 14.18°
Last elevation 30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 0.5s
Length 10°
Remarks Glowing greenish train that faded out
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Could see fragments breaking off as fireball faded, fragments only visable in close proximity to fireball, disappeared quickly