Reports Report 44k (Event 44-2017)

Name Lee W
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I an an amateur astronomer, mostly focused on deep space objects and planets, but this was by far the brightest meteor I have seen in my lifetime of 55 years.
Address Silver Bay, MN
Latitude 47° 24' 15.11'' N (47.404198°)
Longitude 91° 7' 5.65'' W (-91.118237°)
Elevation 183.583m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-01-04 19:35 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-01-05 01:35 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 355°
Facing azimuth 199.68°
First azimuth 197.93°
First elevation 54°
Last azimuth 209.94°
Last elevation 16°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Blue, Green, Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks It seemed to flash, break apart just as it was about at the horizon over Lake Superior. Not sure if the flash at the end was an impact or just the breaking apart of the object.