Reports Report 1688d (Event 1688-2017)

Name o
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It was huge like a giant fire ball nothing like a star
Address Palmyra, TN
Latitude 36° 22' 58.47'' N (36.382907°)
Longitude 87° 31' 37.94'' W (-87.527206°)
Elevation 194.299m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-05-18 23:45 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-05-19 04:45 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From left to right
Descent Angle 90°
Facing azimuth 15.74°
First azimuth 21.65°
First elevation 44°
Last azimuth 145.04°
Last elevation 43°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Orange, Yellow, Red
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 A piece broke off from the tail of the fireball. it disappeared once it broke off and the larger part continued across the sky.