Reports Report 1786e (Event 1786-2017)

Name Paul B
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks -
Address Muscatine, IA
Latitude 41° 27' 24.91'' N (41.45692°)
Longitude 91° 2' 4.03'' W (-91.034452°)
Elevation 189.929m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-05-28 21:30 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-05-29 02:30 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 191°
Facing azimuth 23.42°
First azimuth 21.81°
First elevation 85°
Last azimuth 8.05°
Last elevation 15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -10
Color Light Blue, Green, Light Green, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 5s
Length 45°
Remarks glowing and smoke train persisted behind the head for about 5 seconds
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks flashed 3 times, with small fragmentation each time, also had a secondary meteor likely from large chunk of fragmentation about 2 seconds after original along same line of travel.