Reports Report 3991c (Event 3991-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3991-2016
Observer
NameMelissa W
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI have seen shooting stars before but never one that lasted this long with a tail so big and bright and so close to earth.
Location
AddressPlant City, FL
Latitude27° 59' 6.86'' N (27.99°)
Longitude 82° 8' 28.49'' W (-82.14°)
Elevation37.96m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-10-17 05:50 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-10-17 09:50 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle96°
Moving
Facing azimuth93.66°
First azimuth30.68°
First elevation29°
Last azimuth179.98°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksJust before it left our sight it looked like it broke apart and the pieces fell out of sight.