Reports Report 1616k (Event 1616-2017)

Observer
Name Jaime O
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Amateur Astronomer with old guy eyesight.
Location
Address Blythe, CA
Latitude 33° 39' 36.27'' N (33.660076°)
Longitude 115° 8' 59.77'' W (-115.149937°)
Elevation 142.327m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-05-07 23:48 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-05-08 06:48 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 167°
Moving
Facing azimuth 286.7°
First azimuth 358.65°
First elevation 43°
Last azimuth 345.45°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color Green, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The object turned green in color (from white/yellow), grew brighter and separated into 3 or more pieces and faded rapidly. We were driving west on a dark stretch of Highway 10 when we saw it.
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks -