Reports Report 5308cp (Event 5308-2016)

Name Bill B
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks This was awesome!! We were in the car and I was driving, my wife saw it too. I thought "meteor" immediately.
Address Kentwood, MI
Latitude 42° 51' 21.71'' N (42.85603°)
Longitude 85° 37' 29.75'' W (-85.62493°)
Elevation 228.476m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2016-12-26 17:45 EST
UT Date & Time 2016-12-26 22:45 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 123°
Facing azimuth 179.05°
First azimuth 162.44°
First elevation 48°
Last azimuth 248.07°
Last elevation -
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Green with sparking yellow tail
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 4s
Remarks sparking yellow like from a firework
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -