Posted by TW on October 08, 2018
A bright fireball was recorded over Florida at 02:20 UTC on October 7, 2018 (22:20 EDT, October 6). The event lasted 3 - 4 seconds.
Over the next 8 hours, the American Meteor Society (AMS) received 72 reports from Florida, South Carolina and Georgia. 5 of the reports mention sound associated with the event (2 delayed, 3 concurrent).
"The leading edge of this, I believe bollard, was white, following that was a somewhat of a green irregularly shaped conic tail, about 5 to 7 degrees in length, and for 2 or 3 degrees after this was an orange, roundish almost burning-fire looking area. Behind that was a whitish almost vapor trail formation. As our view was watching an object that came from behind and right, and was traveling away from our perspective and slightly left, I would argue that this trail was more noticeable due to being backlight the fireball," one Ormond Beach resident told AMS.
Thanks to: https://watchers.news