Reports Report 936h (Event 936-2017)

Name Ethan H
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks It was much closer, brighter, and larger than any other shooting star or meteor i have ever witnessed in my entire life. It visibly followed the curvature of the Earth.
Address Grand Rapids, MN
Latitude 47° 14' 13.37'' N (47.237048°)
Longitude 93° 31' 34.75'' W (-93.526319°)
Elevation 393.768m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-03-09 23:00 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-03-10 05:00 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 224°
Facing azimuth 105.51°
First azimuth 100.56°
First elevation 40°
Last azimuth 100.59°
Last elevation 10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -22
Color Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks It seemed to be in the stratosphere. It was visibly flaming and fragmenting. Bright flames trailing from an even brighter and rather large object.
Observation Yes
Remarks Small peices were coming off of the object and burning up within miliseconds as the main object took about 2 seconds to fully burn up/ disappear.