Reports Report 1281i (Event 1281-2011)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1281-2011
Observer
NameTom W
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressLansing, MI
Latitude42° 39' 15.25'' N (42.65°)
Longitude 84° 33' 50.94'' W (-84.56°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2011-11-04 20:40 EDT
UT Date & Time2011-11-05 00:40 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth343.52°
First azimuth350.15°
First elevation46°
Last azimuth350.88°
Last elevation33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
Colorwhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-1s
Length-1°
RemarksNever saw anything like it before. There were 3 us sitting about a backyard bonfire facing north. We all saw it. It was very bright and latest only a second or 2. It looked somewhat like a fireworks rocket.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-