Reports Report 51aj (Event 51-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 51-2017
Observer
NameRobert H
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIn car driving south. Very bright ball off to the West. Clearly moving to the south. Disappeared behind trees. For a moment I thought Venus was up, but it appeared larger.
Location
AddressPinconning, MI
Latitude43° 48' 24.12'' N (43.81°)
Longitude 83° 58' 1.91'' W (-83.97°)
Elevation184.84m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-01-08 06:18 EST
UT Date & Time2017-01-08 11:18 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle252°
Moving
Facing azimuth269.52°
First azimuth274.69°
First elevation32°
Last azimuth239.38°
Last elevation29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-