Reports Report 168ahj (Event 168-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 168-2018
Observer
NameDan V
Experience Level4/5
Remarksit went right over our house, and reminded me of the Chelyabinsk, Russia meteor from Feb., 2013, only not as big and no con trails...
Location
AddressWest Bloomfield Township, MI
Latitude42° 33' 17.53'' N (42.55°)
Longitude 83° 23' 21.65'' W (-83.39°)
Elevation298.77m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-01-16 20:08 EST
UT Date & Time2018-01-17 01:08 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle268°
Moving
Facing azimuth60.86°
First azimuth261.14°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth267.67°
Last elevation70°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorBlue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
Remarks2-3 minute delay, then what sounded like the grand finale of a 4th of July fireworks display, going off a few miles away in the distance... several deep booms with dozens of thunder like booms mixed in.... mostly sounded like many rolling thunders occurring at the same time, in the distance.... the rolling thunder sounds lasted for 5-10 seconds....
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksgradual increase in brightness, until daylight levels were reached at climax, culminating in 2-3 short, bright flashes
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksglowing embers can be seen cooling to no light emitting