Reports Report 51bs (Event 51-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 51-2017
Observer
NameSean M
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI was on my way to work when I saw what I initially was a low flying plane behind a tree. However when I moved past the tree I saw the object, it was very bright and seemed to be very close.
Location
AddressEast Lansing, MI
Latitude42° 45' 4.71'' N (42.75°)
Longitude 84° 26' 26.55'' W (-84.44°)
Elevation257.02m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-01-08 06:17 EST
UT Date & Time2017-01-08 11:17 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle80°
Moving
Facing azimuth57.3°
First azimuth60.17°
First elevation17°
Last azimuth298.8°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorWhite to light blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-