Reports Report 51ah (Event 51-2017)

Observer
Name Eric M
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Great way to start the day
Location
Address Troy, MI
Latitude 42° 33' 43.36'' N (42.562044°)
Longitude 83° 9' 26.48'' W (-83.157355°)
Elevation 209.545m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-01-08 06:18 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-01-08 11:18 UT
Duration ≈20s
Direction
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 240°
Moving
Facing azimuth 270°
First azimuth 350°
First elevation 46°
Last azimuth 220°
Last elevation 17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Green, Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 30°
Remarks It was dark outside, couldn't see any smoke. Light train that started whiter and had some green in it eventually. Thought it was a plane, started fast (ish) and ended slow
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation No
Remarks -