Reports Report 168ahx (Event 168-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 168-2018
Observer
NameMichael B
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI was at 30,000 feet flying from Newark to Chicago. Viewed meteor approximately 50 miles east of Detroit.
Location
AddressDetroit, MI
Latitude42° 19' 11.1'' N (42.32°)
Longitude 83° 3' 14.38'' W (-83.05°)
Elevation169.52m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-01-16 19:40 EST
UT Date & Time2018-01-17 00:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth270°
First azimuth60°
First elevation-
Last azimuth98.99°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-28
ColorYellow, white
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length20°
RemarksLight and sparks
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLit up entire cockpit. Blinding light.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBrilliant light. Blinding. Very close!