Reports Report 2707a (Event 2707-2017)

Name David R
Experience Level 5/5
Remarks This object was the last in a cluster of three meteors seen in ten minutes, all the same color, but was by far the brightest, and the only one that displayed a terminal flash.
Address Petoskey, MI
Latitude 45° 21' 52.21'' N (45.364504°)
Longitude 84° 56' 31.25'' W (-84.942015°)
Elevation 255.262m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-08-12 23:58 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-08-13 03:58 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 196°
Facing azimuth 270°
First azimuth 300°
First elevation 62°
Last azimuth 250°
Last elevation 52°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -6
Color Orange, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Very brief approx. mv -8 flash, approx. 20 arcsec dia.
Observation No
Remarks -