Reports Report 51n (Event 51-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 51-2017
Observer
NameLes F
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt did not seem to travel toward the ground. I think it may have skimmed along the atmosphere and then left.
Location
AddressBettendorf, IA
Latitude41° 34' 19.01'' N (41.57°)
Longitude 90° 29' 53.07'' W (-90.5°)
Elevation216.75m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-01-08 05:20 CST
UT Date & Time2017-01-08 11:20 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle88°
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth-
First elevation50°
Last azimuth95°
Last elevation39°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorGreen, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt left small glowing debris which quickly fizzled out.