Reports Report 51ar (Event 51-2017)

Name Jake S
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks This was the neatest thing I have ever seen in the sky! I just let the dog out and happened to look up. Hopefully I'm not the only one.
Address Mulberry, IN
Latitude 40° 19' 50.12'' N (40.330589°)
Longitude 86° 39' 44.87'' W (-86.662464°)
Elevation 221.765m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-01-08 06:15 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-01-08 11:15 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 183°
Facing azimuth 340.18°
First azimuth 357.62°
First elevation 23°
Last azimuth 353.71°
Last elevation 19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -12
Color Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks I spotted it just as it was ending so I am not sure what it looked like the entire time. Right before it disappeared it looked like a huge fireball (a third the size of the moon is my best guess) I did not see any fragmentation
Observation No
Remarks -