Reports Report 4894n (Event 4894-2017)

Name Larry L
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Plainly visible as I drove South on I-275 approaching St. Petersburg, Florida. Crowded highway and clear skies. Should have been seen by thousands of people.
Address Saint Petersburg, FL
Latitude 27° 45' 12.66'' N (27.753516°)
Longitude 82° 39' 22.34'' W (-82.656206°)
Elevation 12.518m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-05 18:35 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-05 23:35 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 100°
Facing azimuth 170°
First azimuth 100°
First elevation 60°
Last azimuth 180°
Last elevation 45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 0.5s
Length 20°
Remarks Glow with a few bits of debris
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks A few bits of glowing debris falling off main mass.