Reports Report 51bj (Event 51-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 51-2017
Observer
NameAndrew B
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe fireball was brighter than, and about the same size of a street lamp from 4 houses away. Lasted nearly 3 seconds. Thought it was an airplane at first, realized it wasn't, then it disappeared from sight. I feel that it probably dissipated shortly after leaving my sight.
Location
AddressTroy, MI
Latitude42° 34' 33.4'' N (42.58°)
Longitude 83° 7' 59.33'' W (-83.13°)
Elevation203.78m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-01-08 06:15 EST
UT Date & Time2017-01-08 11:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle257°
Moving
Facing azimuth308.59°
First azimuth302.56°
First elevation27°
Last azimuth295.53°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorYellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-