Reports Report 5144b (Event 5144-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5144-2017
Observer
NameValerie L
Experience Level3/5
RemarksUnusual shape - not like one I’ve seen in any meteor shower. It was more curved than usual.
Location
AddressMiami, FL
Latitude25° 46' 53.8'' N (25.78°)
Longitude 80° 23' 34.38'' W (-80.39°)
Elevation2.58m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-13 22:56 EST
UT Date & Time2017-12-14 03:56 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle124°
Moving
Facing azimuth177.27°
First azimuth165.86°
First elevation15°
Last azimuth174.1°
Last elevation14°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24.8
ColorLight to medium blue and bits of white
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration0.5s
Length
RemarksA large, wide, curved, somewhat U shaped blue light with what looked like glowing white smoke trails
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-