Reports Report 2427j (Event 2427-2018)

Name Mick T
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Seen at least 3 small fireballs - this was the largest ever observed by me
Address Sarasota, FL
Latitude 27° 20' 37.21'' N (27.343669°)
Longitude 82° 23' 0.9'' W (-82.383584°)
Elevation 10.708m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-07-16 22:05 EDT
UT Date & Time 2018-07-17 02:05 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 253°
Facing azimuth 139.18°
First azimuth 2.83°
First elevation 37°
Last azimuth 333.44°
Last elevation 33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -12
Color Light Blue
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 4s
Length 14°
Remarks I saw peices breaking off and burning up
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Large chunk broke off but did not affect size of fireball - fireball was very large