Reports Report 1021g (Event 1021-2017)

Name Wendy M
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks My son and I both watched it 2-3 seconds easily. It looked like a flaming baseball streaking across the sky with a trail of white sparks. Beautiful!
Address Frankfort, KY
Latitude 38° 12' 44.25'' N (38.212293°)
Longitude 84° 51' 20.69'' W (-84.855747°)
Elevation 166.463867m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-03-16 22:20 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-03-17 02:20 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From left to right
Descent Angle 90°
Facing azimuth 270°
First azimuth -
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 225°
Last elevation 45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color Orange Yellow White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 20°
Remarks Faint white vapor or smoke trail with trailing white sparks
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Trailing white sparks