Reports Report 4894bk (Event 4894-2017)

Observer
Name Heis M
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Never seen a more brilliant fire blue as it's core was.... absolutely a once in a lifetime experience from an totally unobstructed view over the Gulf of Mexico while in the Florida Keys.
Location
Address Marathon, FL
Latitude 24° 42' 28.66'' N (24.707961°)
Longitude 81° 6' 48.41'' W (-81.113446°)
Elevation 1.299m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-05 18:35 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-05 23:35 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 206°
Moving
Facing azimuth 318.77°
First azimuth 349°
First elevation 70°
Last azimuth 306.42°
Last elevation 29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -28
Color Blue
Concurrent Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks Thwump
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Went from a brilliant blue core with a long orange firery tail to a white flash and the was total gone
Fragmentation
Observation No
Remarks -