Reports Report 53i (Event 53-2017)

Name D. W. W
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Out of the six or so long trail meteors I have seen this is about the 3rd largest with a long visible path. Very nice to see. Closest to the horizon I have seen however.
Address Inver Grove Heights, MN
Latitude 44° 47' 53.64'' N (44.798233°)
Longitude 93° 0' 49.58'' W (-93.013772°)
Elevation 225.351m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-01-07 19:55 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-01-08 01:55 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 196°
Facing azimuth 102.93°
First azimuth 100.02°
First elevation 21°
Last azimuth 98°
Last elevation 15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -6
Color Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 15°
Remarks Very long white trail. Saw event through tall window in lit room. Very bright and fast. Slight flicker at end. Pretty long trail. Slight separation of ball and trail at end.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -