Reports Report 1211s (Event 1211-2017)

Name Nadia S
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks This was a huge huge big white fire looking ball that started out small and went off to my left getting bigger. It seemed like it hit somewhere to the left. I even rolled down my window to see if I smelled smoke. It was incredible.
Address Brunswick, GA
Latitude 31° 9' 3.14'' N (31.150871°)
Longitude 81° 33' 55.25'' W (-81.565347°)
Elevation 2.837m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-02 02:49 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-02 06:49 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 203°
Facing azimuth 34.83°
First azimuth 32.36°
First elevation 49°
Last azimuth 348.63°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks It stated as a small bright ball, I thought it was a shooting star. But then it broke up into at least three parts afterward, it became one giant white ball. It was the biggest, closest bright light that I've ever seen.