Reports Report 4869k (Event 4869-2017)

Name Eric W
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks It was seen/witnessed by many people, as confirmed reports on Twitter from observers in Iowa/Wisconsin/etc..
Address Des Moines, IA
Latitude 41° 39' 9.32'' N (41.652589°)
Longitude 93° 43' 1.39'' W (-93.717053°)
Elevation 266.74m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-03 00:29 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-03 06:29 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 263°
Facing azimuth 89.29°
First azimuth 84.42°
First elevation 21°
Last azimuth 75.61°
Last elevation 13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Blue, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 5s
Length 20°
Remarks glowing white trail, possible fragmentation, large initial flash/explosion
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks bright initial explosion, possible fragmention
Observation Unknown
Remarks -