Reports Report 51bs (Event 51-2017)

Name Sean M
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I was on my way to work when I saw what I initially was a low flying plane behind a tree. However when I moved past the tree I saw the object, it was very bright and seemed to be very close.
Address East Lansing, MI
Latitude 42° 45' 4.71'' N (42.751309°)
Longitude 84° 26' 26.55'' W (-84.440709°)
Elevation 257.018m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-01-08 06:17 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-01-08 11:17 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 80°
Facing azimuth 57.3°
First azimuth 60.17°
First elevation 17°
Last azimuth 298.8°
Last elevation 21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -15
Color White to light blue
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -