Reports Report 1297d (Event 1297-2017)

Name John Y
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks It was my first green colored "fireball" I had ever observed. Makes me believe it was artificial or man made item like a satellite or space junk
Address Murfreesboro, TN
Latitude 35° 55' 42.79'' N (35.928552°)
Longitude 86° 28' 24.54'' W (-86.473484°)
Elevation 173.59m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-09 00:55 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-09 05:55 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 338°
Facing azimuth 358.38°
First azimuth 358.92°
First elevation 29°
Last azimuth 1.29°
Last elevation 18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -19
Color Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length -
Remarks The train wasn't bright like a streak. The only light given off was off the actual object. There seemed to be a darker "smoke" type train behind it then dissipated quickly
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks It was green when I initially saw it, then at the end, it flashed white. I saw that well before it left my field of view.
Observation No
Remarks -