Reports Report 4869a (Event 4869-2017)

Name Scott T
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It looked like a massive shooting star that exploded into a bright light and disappeared.
Address Roanoke, IN
Latitude 40° 57' 29.92'' N (40.95831°)
Longitude 85° 17' 43.36'' W (-85.295379°)
Elevation 251.998m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-03 01:15 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-03 06:15 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 120°
Facing azimuth 290.11°
First azimuth 270.24°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 295.26°
Last elevation 11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 10°
Remarks Sparkling, glowing trail
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Bright flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -