Reports Report 1439a (Event 1439-2017)

Name Stephanie M
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks There were 2, 1 appeared for a couple seconds and had a smaller red tail looked as if it were bright red smoke the ball turned black and disappeared then the second fireball appeared with a longer bright red smoke tail and lasted about 6 seconds, turned black then disappeared as well.
Address Springfield, MO
Latitude 37° 8' 13.05'' N (37.136959°)
Longitude 93° 15' 32.58'' W (-93.259049°)
Elevation 384.826m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-20 20:10 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-21 01:10 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 261°
Facing azimuth 273.05°
First azimuth 284.9°
First elevation 68°
Last azimuth 286.85°
Last elevation 57°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Orange, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length -
Remarks Tail was red, there was 2 fireballs with red tails. Like red smoke
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -