Reports Report 1211e (Event 1211-2017)

Name David G
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks it was very close to this video the difference was 1. the angle was more straight down. 2. it took longer to explode, showing a distinct color change from orange to blue. 3. There was no streak after the explosion.
Address Orlando, FL
Latitude 28° 28' 48.47'' N (28.48013°)
Longitude 81° 18' 33.41'' W (-81.30928°)
Elevation 30.858m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-02 02:52 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-02 06:52 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 15°
Facing azimuth 268.52°
First azimuth 272.57°
First elevation 66°
Last azimuth 271.63°
Last elevation 14°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -21
Color Light Blue, Orange, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks started as a fat orange streak coming down, then it turned blue, a second or two after it turned blue it exploded in a bright whiteish light
Observation Yes
Remarks once it turned blue little sparks separated from the main piece but quickly disappeared. when the meteor exploded I did see small fragments that also quickly vanished