Reports Report 1278d (Event 1278-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1278-2017
Observer
NameSteve S
Experience Level1/5
RemarksBiggest fireball My wife and I have ever witnessed
Location
AddressKing of Prussia, PA
Latitude40° 6' 6.28'' N (40.1°)
Longitude 75° 24' 54.81'' W (-75.42°)
Elevation38.94m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-04-06 22:11 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-04-07 02:11 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth47.46°
First azimuth21.28°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth41°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length-
RemarksAt least 15 times the diameter of the ball
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-