Reports Report 51ab (Event 51-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 51-2017
Observer
NameRobert B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt appeared to be the size of the moon in the sky and that was shocking.
Location
AddressGrass Lake Charter Township, MI
Latitude42° 17' 29.72'' N (42.29°)
Longitude 84° 15' 24.7'' W (-84.26°)
Elevation314.21m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-01-08 06:19 EST
UT Date & Time2017-01-08 11:19 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle265°
Moving
Facing azimuth251.11°
First azimuth291.93°
First elevation49°
Last azimuth222.69°
Last elevation22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length20°
RemarksIlluminated gold with sparks.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe object rotated and looked like little pieces were sparking off.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe object rotated and looked like little pieces were sparking off.