Reports Report 1688f (Event 1688-2017)

Name Tim G
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks it had a glowing trail, fragmented just before the halfway point, and traveled from one side of the sky, overhead, and then to the other side and lasted around 15 seconds. Longest I've ever seen in my life! Incredible.
Address Nashville, TN
Latitude 36° 6' 58.09'' N (36.116136°)
Longitude 86° 45' 50.51'' W (-86.76403°)
Elevation 161.444m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-05-18 23:45 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-05-19 04:45 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 264°
Facing azimuth 337.64°
First azimuth 344.03°
First elevation 64°
Last azimuth 157.53°
Last elevation 64°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -8
Color Orange, Yellow
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 little before midway through it's trajectory